Above: Rabbi Shmuel HaLevi Wosner. Below: a pashkvil (wall poster) calling on the public to pray for him
Top Haredi Rabbi Hospitalized In Serious Condition
Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com
The top posek (decisor of halakha, Orthodox Jewish law) for hasidic communities worldwide is hospitalized in serious condition, Yeshiva World reported.
101-year-old Rabbi Shmuel HaLevi Wosner, author of Shevet HaLevi and the rosh yeshiva (dean) of the Yeshiva Chochmei Lublin in Bnei Brak, was rushed to the Mayanei Hayeshua Hospital there on Thursday night.
His condition has deteriorated since then and Wosner is reportedly sedated and on a respirator.
The public is asked to pray for Shmuel HaLevi the son of Rochel.