Jonathan Pollard, Spy for Israel, to Be Released on Parole in November

July 28, 2015 6:18 PM

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Jonathan Pollard, Spy for Israel, to Be Released on Parole in November

WASHINGTON — Jonathan J. Pollard, who was sentenced to life in prison in 1985 for passing classified documents to the Israeli government, will be released on parole in November after 30 years in prison, a government panel decided on Tuesday.

Mr. Pollard’s lawyers announced the decision of the United States Parole Commission on Tuesday afternoon, and officials at the Department of Justice confirmed that Mr. Pollard had been granted parole.

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