HaGaon HaRav Gershon Edelstein Hospitalized in Mayanei HaYeshua Hospital


HaGaon HaRav Gershon Edelstein Shlita, 96, has been admitted to Bnei Brak’s Mayanei HaYeshua Hospital after feeling weak following the fast. According to Dr. Moti Ravid, the Ponavezh Rosh Yeshiva has been admitted to an intensive care unit.

Rav Edelstein was taken to the hospital during the night after complaining of weakness. He was first checked by a doctor in his home and the decision was made to transport him to the hospital. Persons close to him report that despite his weakness, his condition is good, Kikar Shabbos News reports.

The tzibur is asked to be mispallel for Yerachmiel Gershon ben Miriam bsoch shar cholei yisrael.

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(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem)


  1. TGIsShabbos: The article says that he felt weakFOLLOWING THE FAST. It was already the 11th of Av, and he had surely groken his fast by then.

  2. What a gall you have. @tgishabbos. You are a terrible ands frightening Chutzpaniak. Why , of all the nerve you have, to DARE say one thing. Chutzpah!
    Go wash your mouth and fingers with soap!

  3. 70 years ago, the Chazon Ish ztz’l said of Rav Gershon shlita that he was a ba’al mu’m. Because the gemoroh says a talmid chochom has to have 1/64th of gaavah, and Rav Gershon doesn’t even have a 1/64th of gaavah!! Refuoh shelemoh!!