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  3/12/2012, Adar 18, 5772

Rabbi Elyashiv Survives Latest Round of Surgery

Spokesman Shlomo Kook of the family of Rabbi Yoseph Shalom Elyashiv told Arutz Sheva, Monday afternoon, that Rabbi Elyashiv survived the first phase of a critical procedure on his kidneys that started Monday morning at Sha'arei Tzedek Medical Center in Jerusalem.

Kook said the coming hours would be decisive in the surgery's influence on the rabbi's health. He added that the rabbi faced further surgery in the coming days. People are asked to pray for Rabbi Yoseph Shalom ben Chaya Mousha.