Updated at 7:05 pm CDT
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Hospitalized For Third Time In A Week
Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com
Sefardi haredi supreme leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef was rushed to Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital again tonight after his condition deteriorated, Arutz Sheva reported.
Yosef was taken to the hospital Sunday morning because of back pain he suffered on the Sabbath. He underwent testing and was released in the afternoon only to have to be rushed back to the hospital in the evening.
Yosef also hospitalized for most of of last week due to severe back pains.
He also underwent back surgery in July to relieve severe pain.
While reportedly in stable condition, he is in the hospital's intensive care unit.