Netanyahu Undergoes Tests After Feeling Unwell

By Hamodia Staff

LLeader of the Opposition and head of the Likud party Binymin Netanyahu. (Avshalom Sassoni/Flash90)

YERUSHALAYIM − Former Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu underwent tests after feeling unwell during Yom Kippur services, his office said in a statement on Wednesday.

“Former Prime Minister Netanyahu felt unwell while praying at synagogue. He underwent a series of tests on site that came out normal and he now feels well,” the statement said.

After the checks at the synagogue in Yerushalayim, which came out normal, he was  driven to Shaare Tzedek Medical Center in the city. The hospital said late Wednesday that it carried out a series of tests on Netanyahu which also came out normal, and that he was feeling well, but that it had been decided to keep him in overnight for observation, The Times of Israel reported..

His personal physician, Zvi Herman Berkowitz, was quoted in Hebrew media saying he looked “excellent, not even pale.”

According to an unsourced report from the Kan public broadcaster, Netanyahu, 72, complained of chest pains.

Prime Minister Yair Lapid said in a statement that he wished Netanyahu a speedy recovery.

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