THE JEWISH NEWS
MARCH 13, 1987 / 12 ADAR 5747
SERVING DETROIT'S JEWISH COMMUNITY
THIS ISSUE 60c
Pollard's Life, U.S.
Ties Are Threatened
Convicted spy receives death threats in wake of his
sentencing, while Israel-U.S. relations feel the strain
Special to The Jewish News
Israeli spy Jonathan Jay Pollard
has been moved to a federal prison in
Springfield, Missouri, for his own
protection. Pollard was moved from
the federal prison in Petersburg,
Virginia, to the one in Springfield be-
Henderson-Pollard, is in a federal
prison hospital in Lexington, Ken-
tucky. She is said to be in great phys-
ical pain because she is not permitted
to take some of her prescribed medi-
cation for severe stomach disorders.
Her father, Bernard Henderson, who
was also in court when she received a
five year sentence, said that she is
only allowed to take non-narcotic
Henderson said he spoke by tele-
Ron Rothstein stirs Detroit Pistons
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A gaunt Jonathan Pollard at sentencing.
cause of the numerous death threats
he has received from other inmates.
Black Muslim and Aryan Brother-
hood prisoners have repeatedly
threatened to kill him because he
was an Israeli spy.
authorities have confirmed that Pol-
lard could easily be killed if he were
thrown into a general prison popula-
tion. At Springfield, a special unit
has been established for about 30
prisoners under death threat.
His parents are Dr. and Mrs.
Morris Pollard of South Bend, In-
diana. Dr. Pollard, a top mic-
robiologist at Notre Dame Univer-
sity, was in court when his son was
sentenced to life imprisonment.
The Jewish Community Center
of Metropolitan Detroit has been
pledged a gift in excess of $1 million
to replace the deteriorating tennis
bubble at its West Bloomfield facility
with a permanent building which
will also house activity rooms and a
small food concession.
Sidney Freedland, president of
the JCC, said the gift is being made
by Ed and Shirley Rosenberg. Rosen-
berg is the owner of Friendship
The tennis bubble replacement
has been on the drawing board for
five years, according to JCC execu-
tive Dr. Mort Plotnick. "The bubble is
already several years beyond its life
expectancy." he said. The tennis
facility is nearly 11 years old.
The new construction will cover
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A photographic look
at Eastern Europe
Braces by day,
show biz at night
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