Decline in Condition of Chacham Ovadiah


rav-ovadiah-yosefFollowing somewhat positive reports regarding Chacham Ovadiah Yosef’s condition overnight, the latest news is not positive. Doctors indicate that there has been a decline of Chacham Ovadiah’s condition at Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center, where he is under the close watch of physicians. An official at the hospital told a correspondent that his condition is “very serious.”

All over the country, prayers are being said for for Rav Chaim Ovadiah Yosef ben Georgia.

Click here for a video of Dr. Dan Gilon, a cardiologist treating Chacham Ovadiah, addressing a press conference this morning to discuss the condition of Chacham Ovadiah.

{ Israel News Bureau}


  1. I lived in Israel on the same street as harav yosef more than 50 years ago. I would watch this young man, relatively unknown, as he walked up the block, and I woulod remark to my husband: look at the hadras panim on that man!