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  Iyar 2, 5773 , 12/04/13

Rabbi Ya'akov Yoseph in Critical Condition

Serious deterioration was reported, Friday afternoon, in the condition of Rabbi Ya'akov Chai Yoseph, the son of former Sephardic Chief Rabbi Ovadia Yoseph, at Hadassah Ein-Kerem Hospital. Family and Kabbalist rabbis prayed around his bed after what was described as a breakdown of his system.

The younger Yoseph, who serves as rabbi of the Giv'at Moshe neighborhood and the Chazon Ya'akov beit midrash in Jerusalem was hospitalized last Thursday. People are asked to join thousands around the world who are already praying for Ya'akov Chai ben Margalit among the ailing of Israel.

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