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        8/25/2013, Elul 19, 5773

      Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Hospitalized

      Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, a renowned Torah sage and the spiritual leader of the Shas movement, was hospitalized on Sunday morning after suffering severe back pain on the Sabbath. Rabbi Yosef underwent back surgery last month after suffering severe pain, and his current pain could be an effect of the procedure.