"Obama, don't be cruel, 26 years – where's the shame?" the protesters chanted.
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Pollard's father, Morris, passed away over the weekend at age 95 in a hospital in Indiana, without being able to bid his son farewell.
Demonstration in Tel Aviv (Photo: Ofer Amram)
Pollard's family members pled with US authorities to allow Jonathan see his dying father before he passes away, but the requests were not heeded.
The Chairman of the Knesset Lobby for Jonathan Pollard, MK Uri Ariel (National Union), participated in the demonstration and said he feels Pollard's release is within grasp. "There's a growing demand for it in the US and here," said Ariel.
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