Vizhnitzer Rebbe of Monsey Hospitalized


vizhnitzer-rebbe-monseyThe Vizhnitzer Rebbe of Monsey, Rav Mordechai Hager, was hospitalized today at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. The 92-year-old admor, who leads his chassidus in Kaser Village in Monsey, NY, had been feeling unwell. He was reportedly suffering from dehydration and other ailments.

On Rosh Hashanah, the Rebbe did not participate in the tefillos with his Chassidim.

This morning, he felt extremely weak and was taken to Mount Sinai, where a series of tests are being conducted and he is receiving medical treatment.

The Rebbe has battled various ailments over the last few years.

All are asked to daven for a refuah sheleimah for Rav Mordechai ben Margolia.

Meanwhile, the Rebbe’s great-grandson, Reb Sruly Hager, is still in serious condition from injuries sustained in a car accident last week, as first reported on

{Noam Newscenter}


  1. on RH that rebbe only came out of his room at the end of shabbos. He was on oxygen all yomtov. he blew only one tekiah in his room before he got fatigued.

  2. my husband was by the rebbe s.z.l in monsey and said the rebbe came out for seudath shleshit and
    it was very inspiring. although this year unfortunately the rebbe could not participate in the tefilloth it gave my husband a big chizuk to be there for rosh hashono. the rebbe should have a
    big refuoh shleimoh