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  Shvat 1, 5773 , 12/01/13

Report: Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Had a Light Stroke

The Director of Hadassah Hospital, Dr. Yuval Weiss, reported Saturday night on the condition of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, saying he had "a very light stroke," and has been fully conscious since entering the hospital and is now undergoing medical tests.

Weiss added that the Rabbi will be discharged from the hospital in the coming days.

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, 92, the spiritual leader of the Shas party, was taken to hospital early on Saturday after falling ill. 

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