Rabbi Yitzchok Tuvia Weiss, the chief rabbi of Edah Charedis, and Rabbi Ahron Leib Steinman, Ashkenazi haredism's number two rabbi, were both hospitalized. Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv, the leading Ashkenazi haredi rabbi, has been hospitalized for days and is currently on life support. Elyashiv is 101, Steinman is in his late 90s, and Weiss is in his 80s.
Photos from left: Rabbis Elyashiv, Weiss, and Steinman
Yeshiva World reports:
Eida Gavaad Shlita Hospitalized in Yerushalayim (15:00 IL)
The Gavaad of the Eida Chareidis, HaGaon HaRav Yitzchak Tuvia Weiss Shlita is hospitalized in Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center. It appears the Gavaad was transported to the hospital on Sunday afternoon, 19 Shevat 5772, apparently for treatment of pneumonia.
The rav is receiving intravenous antibiotic therapy. He is admitted to the sixth floor, four floors below Maran Posek HaDor HaGaon HaRav Yosef Sholom Elyashiv Shlita.
The tzibur is requested to be mispallel for the gedolei Torah, Rav Yosef Sholom [Elyashiv] ben Chaya Musha, Rav Aaron Yehuda Leib [Shteinman] ben Gitel Feiga, Rav Yitzchak Tuvia [Weiss] ben Rikal and Rabbi Yaakov Chai [Yosef] ben Margalit for a refuah shleima b’soch kol cholei am yisrael.
And Yeshiva World reports again:
Rav Shteinman Shlita Hospitalized with Fever (14:35 IL)
HaRosh Yeshiva HaGaon HaRav Aaron Yehuda Leib Shteinman Shlita has been hospitalized in Bnei Brak’s Mayanei HaYeshua Hospital, reportedly with a fever of unknown etiology. The rav was taken from his home at 5 Chazon Ish Street in Bnei Brak.
The rav has been weak over recent weeks, but this morning, Monday, 20 Shevat 5772, his fever went up drastically, prompting the decision to hospitalize him. It appears the rav is receiving intravenous antibiotic therapy and fluids to counter his dehydrated condition.
The tzibur is requested to be mispallel for the rav, Rav Aaron Yehuda Leib ben Gitel Feiga as well as for Rav Elyashiv Shlita, Rav Yosef Sholom ben Chaya Musha b’soch kol cholei am yisrael.