Rabbi Ovadia Yosef (Page 2)

'We Are Orphans, Who Will Lead Us?'

'We Are Orphans, Who Will Lead Us?'

Israeli leaders continue to mourn the passing of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef. Funeral fixed for 6pm this evening as tearful tributes pour in.Adam Ross, 10/7/2013, 1:56 PM
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, "Maran", has Passed Away

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, "Maran", has Passed Away

Former Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Israel and leading halakhic authority served as the spiritual leader of Shas since its founding.Arutz Sheva staff, 10/7/2013, 1:50 PM
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef: Photos from a Great Man's Life

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef: Photos from a Great Man's Life

Photos trace the rabbi's path, with many of Israel's great leaders.Arutz Sheva, 10/7/2013, 1:32 PM
Prayers throughout Israel for Rabbi Ovadia

Prayers throughout Israel for Rabbi Ovadia

President Peres visited the rabbi's bedside, kissed him and took part in prayers for his recovery.Rochel Sylvetsky & Gil Ronen, 10/7/2013, 12:11 PM
Leading Sephardic Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Dies Aged 93

Leading Sephardic Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Dies Aged 93

Rabbi Yosef's cardiologist announced his passing at 1:25pm. He will be buried at Sanhedria at 6:00 PM.Adam Ross, 10/7/2013, 7:50 AM
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Put Back on Respirator

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Put Back on Respirator

Doctors decides to put the spiritual leader of the Shas party back on a respirator due to breathing difficulties.Elad Benari, 10/7/2013, 1:10 AM
Rabbi Ovadia Breathing on his Own

Rabbi Ovadia Breathing on his Own

The venerated rabbi is fully conscious and communicating with people around him, says doctor.Gil Ronen, 10/3/2013, 5:50 PM
Doctors: Rabbi Yosef Returns to Full Consciousness

Doctors: Rabbi Yosef Returns to Full Consciousness

Doctors say Rabbi Ovadia Yosef returns to full consciousness Wednesday afternoon, in what some are hailing as a "medical miracle."David Lev, 10/2/2013, 5:25 PM
'Substantial Improvement' in R. Ovadia's Condition

'Substantial Improvement' in R. Ovadia's Condition

Prof. Dan Gilon of Hadassah Hospital says rabbi is "opening his eyes, hearing us and responding better."Gil Ronen, 10/2/2013, 12:46 PM
Thousands Pray for Rabbi Ovadia Yosef

Thousands Pray for Rabbi Ovadia Yosef

Tens of thousands of people gathered at the Western Wall for a massive prayer rally for the spiritual leader of the Shas party.Arutz Sheva, 9/30/2013, 5:12 AM
Son of Rabbi Yosef: 'Battle of Succession is Ugly'

Son of Rabbi Yosef: 'Battle of Succession is Ugly'

Rabbi David Yosef slams those already contending for leadership of Shas party, following his ailing father's death.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/29/2013, 12:12 PM
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Opens his Eyes

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Opens his Eyes

Seriously ill Torah scholar, leader briefly opens his eyes ‘in merit of prayers.’Maayana Miskin, 9/29/2013, 8:19 AM
R. Yosef's Condition: 'Very Serious but Stable'

R. Yosef's Condition: 'Very Serious but Stable'

Rabbi's son, David Yosef: "We prayed a lot and we had a very difficult Simchat Torah holiday."Arutz Sheva, 9/26/2013, 10:36 PM
R. Metzger Visits R. Yosef: 'Hoping for Miracles'

R. Metzger Visits R. Yosef: 'Hoping for Miracles'

Former chief rabbi pays a visit to Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's hospital bed, prays for his recovery.Yoni Kempinski, 9/25/2013, 4:03 PM
Rabbi Ovadia's Daughter: 'Help Needed From Above'

Rabbi Ovadia's Daughter: 'Help Needed From Above'

The 93-year-old Torah scholar's eldest daughter has pleaded for unity and divine intervention to save her father.Adam Ross, 9/24/2013, 11:11 PM
Doctors: 'We're Fighting for Rav Ovadia's Life'

Doctors: 'We're Fighting for Rav Ovadia's Life'

Doctors treating Rabbi Ovadia Yosef have placed him in an induced sleep as they work to stabilize his failing condition.Adam Ross, 9/24/2013, 5:24 PM
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef 'Fighting for His Life'

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef 'Fighting for His Life'

Family rush to ailing rabbi's bedside as his condition takes a turn for the worse; prayers urged for Ovadia Haim ben Georgia.Ari Soffer, 9/24/2013, 2:15 PM
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's Condition Slightly Improves

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's Condition Slightly Improves

Shas leader's condition improves slightly, as family and supporters urge continued prayers for a full recovery.Ari Soffer and Avi Yogev, 9/24/2013, 8:28 AM
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's Condition Deteriorates

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's Condition Deteriorates

Shas head Aryeh Deri calls on all Jews "secular and religious" to pray for the health of the ailing rabbi.Ari Soffer, 9/23/2013, 7:39 PM
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Undergoes Dialysis Treatment

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Undergoes Dialysis Treatment

The spiritual leader of Shas, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, is conscious, and his condition is stable.Adam Ross, 9/23/2013, 3:00 PM
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Taken to Hospital Again

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Taken to Hospital Again

93-year-old spiritual leader of the Shas party treated for weakness and dehydration. He's in good condition.Elad Benari, 9/22/2013, 3:38 AM
Rabbi Naim Yosef, 92

Rabbi Naim Yosef, 92

The rabbi was the brother of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef.Arutz Sheva, 9/19/2013, 8:16 PM
Chief Rabbi: No to Bothersome Airplane Prayers

Chief Rabbi: No to Bothersome Airplane Prayers

Chief Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef warns against causing a nuisance with Jewish prayers on airplanes.Maayana Miskin, 9/10/2013, 7:44 PM
Rabbi Ovadia's Condition Improving

Rabbi Ovadia's Condition Improving

The rabbi spent the holiday at the ICU in Hadassah Ein Kerem hospital.Gil Ronen, 9/7/2013, 10:02 PM
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef to Spend Holiday in Hospital

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef to Spend Holiday in Hospital

Despite an improvement in his condition, doctors decide that Rabbi Ovadia Yosef will remain at the hospital for Rosh Hashanah.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/4/2013, 6:40 PM
"'Tear the Heavens' With Pleas for Rabbi Yosef"

"'Tear the Heavens' With Pleas for Rabbi Yosef"

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef remains in stable condition in the emergency unit of Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem.David Lev, 9/2/2013, 10:19 AM
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Taken to Hospital Again

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Taken to Hospital Again

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef taken to hospital following a deterioration in his health condition.Elad Benari, 9/2/2013, 12:04 AM
Doctors: Rabbi Yosef Resting, He Should be Fine

Doctors: Rabbi Yosef Resting, He Should be Fine

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef is in good health, said a spokesperson for Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital, after the Rabbi was hospitalized SundayDavid Lev, 8/25/2013, 4:11 PM
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Hospitalized

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Hospitalized

Renowned Torah sage is hospitalized again for back pain.Maayana Miskin, 8/25/2013, 12:03 PM
Ben-Dahan: Results show Rabbi Yosef’s Power

Ben-Dahan: Results show Rabbi Yosef’s Power

Deputy Minister: religious-Zionist rabbis lost because the religious-Zionist community has no Rabbi Ovadia Yosef.Maayana Miskin, 7/25/2013, 1:43 PM
Shas Backpedals on Religious Zionists as ‘Amalek’

Shas Backpedals on Religious Zionists as ‘Amalek’

Shas party Spiritual Leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef tries to minimize damage from a charge labeling religious Zionist rabbis as ‘Amalek.’Chana Ya'ar, 7/21/2013, 9:07 AM
Naftali Bennett Slams Hareidi Incitement

Naftali Bennett Slams Hareidi Incitement

Bayit Yehudi leader reacts strongly to Shas rabbi's incendiary statements, demands Rabbi Ovadia Yoseph denounce them.Gil Ronen, 7/14/2013, 7:04 PM
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Released from Hospital

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Released from Hospital

Shas spiritual leader is out of hospital following surgery.Maayana Miskin, 7/7/2013, 10:44 AM
Rabbi Yosef Recovering After Successful Surgery

Rabbi Yosef Recovering After Successful Surgery

MK Aryeh Deri visits Rabbi Ovadia Yosef in the hospital, says he is recovering from surgery on his lower back.Ido Ben Porat, 7/2/2013, 6:15 AM
Sources: Rabbi Yosef to Undergo Back Surgery

Sources: Rabbi Yosef to Undergo Back Surgery

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef was back in the hospital on Sunday, after complaining about pains in his backDavid Lev, 6/30/2013, 7:49 PM
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Diagnosed with Broken Back

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Diagnosed with Broken Back

Doctors reveal that the cause of rabbi’s pain is a broken vertebra. The answer may be surgery.Maayana Miskin, 6/25/2013, 12:29 PM
Rabbi Stav 'Shocked' by Rabbi Ovadia's Attack

Rabbi Stav 'Shocked' by Rabbi Ovadia's Attack

Candidate for Chief Rabbi tells Arutz Sheva: "My first reaction was, what does G-d want from me? I decided not to respond.”Yoni Kempinski & Gil Ronen, 6/23/2013, 5:52 PM
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Hospitalized

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Hospitalized

Shas leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef is hospitalized with strong pain, may face surgery.Maayana Miskin, 6/23/2013, 2:05 PM
Deri Defends Comments: ‘Evildoer’ Doesn’t Mean Bad

Deri Defends Comments: ‘Evildoer’ Doesn’t Mean Bad

Shas head defends Rabbi Ovadia Yosef’s criticism of Rabbi Stav, says ‘evildoer’ is not necessarily a bad person.Maayana Miskin, 6/19/2013, 11:09 AM
Anger as Shas Head Compares Rabbi to 'Idol'

Anger as Shas Head Compares Rabbi to 'Idol'

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef says choosing Rabbi Stav as Chief Rabbi would be ‘like putting an idol in the sanctuary.’Maayana Miskin, 6/16/2013, 1:43 PM
Rabbi Yosef Released, Will Recover At Home

Rabbi Yosef Released, Will Recover At Home

Former Chief Rabbi and Shas spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef was released from a Jerusalem hospital MondayDavid Lev, 6/3/2013, 7:27 PM
Shas: Rabbi Ovadia Opposes Rabbi Stav

Shas: Rabbi Ovadia Opposes Rabbi Stav

Shas faction chairman MK Atias says the spiritual leader does not want Rabbi Stav chosen as Chief Rabbi.Gil Ronen, 6/3/2013, 12:54 PM
Rabbi Ovadia Collapses, is Hospitalized

Rabbi Ovadia Collapses, is Hospitalized

Shas spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef collapsed at his Jerusalem home Sunday evening.Gil Ronen, 6/2/2013, 8:31 PM
R. Yosef: G-d Will 'Thwart' Hareidi Draft Plan

R. Yosef: G-d Will 'Thwart' Hareidi Draft Plan

Shas spiritual advisor and former Chief Rabbi Ovadia Yosef condemned the government for preparing to draft hareidi studentsDavid Lev, 5/26/2013, 5:39 PM
Rav Ovadia Endorses Rabbis Amar, Ariel

Rav Ovadia Endorses Rabbis Amar, Ariel

Rabbis Shlomo Amar and Ya'akov Ariel were endorsed in their elections bids for Chief Rabbi by Rabbi Ovadia Yosef David Lev, 5/13/2013, 5:27 PM
Rabbi Yosef: We 'Returned the Deposit to Deri'

Rabbi Yosef: We 'Returned the Deposit to Deri'

The spiritual leader of the Shas party, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, explains that he had promised MK Aryeh Deri that he would return to lead Shas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2013, 6:36 AM
It's Official: Deri Named Shas Leader

It's Official: Deri Named Shas Leader

MK Aryeh Deri officially named as the leader of the Shas party, replacing Eli Yishai who chaired the party over the last 13 years.Elad Benari, 5/2/2013, 11:54 PM
Shake-Up in Shas: Rabbi to Choose Yishai or Deri

Shake-Up in Shas: Rabbi to Choose Yishai or Deri

The Shas party ends its equal three-way leadership arrangement, Aryeh Deri expected to be new head.Maayana Miskin, 5/2/2013, 4:45 PM
Rabbi Yosef: Greater Pain is Yeshiva Enlistment

Rabbi Yosef: Greater Pain is Yeshiva Enlistment

Bereaved rabbi tells Prime Minister that he is pained by plans to require yeshiva students to enlist in the IDF.Maayana Miskin, 4/17/2013, 9:05 AM
Peres Pays Condolence Visit to Rabbi Ovadia

Peres Pays Condolence Visit to Rabbi Ovadia

"It is good that there is a family like this, that exudes Torah," President tells bereaved father of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef.Gil Ronen, 4/14/2013, 7:59 PM
Health of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Deteriorates

Health of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Deteriorates

There has been a recent deterioration in the medical condition of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of Shas’s spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef. Arutz Sheva staff, 4/12/2013, 1:53 PM
Prayers for Rabbi Yaakov Yosef

Prayers for Rabbi Yaakov Yosef

Hundreds gather to pray for desperately ill rabbi. Son hopes he will make it to see newborn grandson.Maayana Miskin, 4/9/2013, 9:10 PM
Thousands Unite in Prayer for Rabbi Yaakov Yosef

Thousands Unite in Prayer for Rabbi Yaakov Yosef

Despite political tension, hareidi and Zionist religious unite in prayer for ailing rabbi. Maayana Miskin, 3/5/2013, 9:15 AM
Rabbi Yosef Slams 'Yeshiva Hater' Lapid

Rabbi Yosef Slams 'Yeshiva Hater' Lapid

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef slams Yesh Atid chairman, says he is "contemptible" and "hates yeshivas"., 2/10/2013, 2:23 AM
Shas Apologizes for Attack on Bennett

Shas Apologizes for Attack on Bennett

Shas co-chairman Eli Yishai called MK Uri Ariel and apologized for an article that appears in Shas's publication.Gil Ronen, 2/7/2013, 7:26 PM
Peres Gives Netanyahu Coalition Nod

Peres Gives Netanyahu Coalition Nod

Rabbi Ovadia in a letter to the president: exert your influence to prevent a schism in the nation.Gil Ronen, 2/2/2013, 7:54 PM