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  7/26/2013, Av 19, 5773

Wounded Rabbi in Beilinson's Intensive Care Unit

Rabbi Ovadia Isakov of the southern Russian republic of Dagestan arrived in Israel, early Friday morning on an airlift from the city of Derbent, where he was seriously wounded on Wednesday. Rabbi Isakov was taken to the intensive-care unit at Beilinson Hospital in Petach Tikva. 

The exact background of the shooting is not known although police are investigating if the Chabad emissary was targeted because of his being Jewish.

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