U.S. Jewish man gets 15 years in jail for work with Cuba’s Jews

 by Maayana Miskin

Jewish-American contractor Alan Gross has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in Cuba for helping Cuban Jews connect to the Internet. Gross was convicted of “acts against the independence and territorial integrity of the state.”

Gross, 61, has already been in prison for 15 months. His attorneys said they would look into the possibility of appeal. His family has appealed for his release on humanitarian grounds, due to the fact that both his mother and his daughter are suffering from cancer, and that Gross himself has become ill in prison. Jewish leaders have called for his release as well

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2 comments for “U.S. Jewish man gets 15 years in jail for work with Cuba’s Jews

  1. July 6, 2012 at 12:30 am

    I have no clue. Sorry.

  2. Gila
    July 2, 2012 at 11:36 am

    what is his hebrew name and ben his mother’s name.

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