Hagaon Harav Ovadia Yosef, shlita, Hospitalized

YERUSHALAYIM - In Eretz Yisrael and Jewish communities around the world, tefillos were being said on Sunday for Hagaon Harav Ovadia Yosef, shlita, who was again hospitalized after suffering severe pain in his back.

Rav Yosef was taken to Hadassah Ein Kerem hospital in Yerushalayim on Sunday where he will undergo tests to determine whether surgery is indicated.

Rav Yosef was hospitalized after falling in his home several weeks ago, and has been experiencing pain ever since.

The public is asked to daven for a refuah sheleimah for  Harav Ovadia ben Georgia.