Cuba: U.S. Rabbis Ask Obama to negotiate release of U.S. Jewish Contractor Detained since 2009

Posted on August 5, 2014 • Filed under: Cuba, Intelligence, Politics, United States reported a group of American rabbis have called on President Barack Obama to negotiate the release of a US Jewish contractor detained in Cuba since 2009. Some 300 rabbis sent a letter saying they were concerned about the health of 65-year-old Alan Gross. Mr Gross has served four years of a 15-year term for taking internet equipment to Cuba illegally. His imprisonment has stymied efforts to improve diplomatic ties between Cuba and the US. Read Article

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