News Brief 9/24/2013, Tishrei 20, 5774
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef 'Fighting for His Life'
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's family have said that his condition has deteriorated further since this morning, and have rushed to the bedside of the ailing rabbi at Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital.
Hospital officials will be issuing an update on the rabbi's situation at 4pm local time.
Earlier today, Shas MK Eli Yishai has called on Israelis to continue praying for the recovery of the party's spiritual head and leading Sephardic scholar Rabbi Ovadia Yosef (Ovadia Haim ben Georgia).