Rabbi Shmuley Boteach will honor Sean Penn at This World:The Values Network annual dinner for his efforts to help free Orthodox businessman Jacob Ostreicher from Bolivia.
Jacob Ostreicher is free after a public campaign, while Robert Levinson and two others remain in captivity overseas. Why are the Jewish prisoners being treated so differently?
Jacob Ostreicher’s flight from house arrest in Bolivia to the United States proves he is guilty of money laundering, Bolivian President Evo Morales said.
Actor Sean Penn told the Associated Press that he is with Jacob Ostreicher, the New York businessman held in Bolivia since 2011 who returned to the United States this week.
Jacob Ostreicher, a New York businessman held in Bolivia since 2010, is back in the United States.
Actor Sean Penn urged a congressional hearing to pressure Bolivia to release a haredi Orthodox father of five under house arrest in the country.
New York businessman Jacob Ostreicher said in an interview with Bolivian media that the reaction to his jailing by the country’s Jewish community was “quite disappointing.”
Jewish businessman Jacob Ostreicher, who has been jailed in Bolivia for 18 months, was released on bail at the order of a judge.
A bipartisan slate of nine members of the U.S. House of Representatives urged Bolivian President Evo Morales to bring about the release of New York businessman Jacob Ostreicher, who has been jailed without charges for 18 months.
Long months of standstill have given way to a flurry of activity in the case of Jacob Ostreicher, a New York Jewish businessman locked up in Bolivia.