Rav Mordechai [Tzemach ben Mazel] Eliyahu Shlita led kabbalas ohl malchus shamayim on Sunday evening from his 10th floor intensive care unit bed in Yerushalayim’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center.
The crowd gathered outside to daven for his total and speedy recovery. One of the prominent speakers includes Rav Yitzchak Dovid Grossman Shlita, the chief rabbi of Migdal Ha’emek, who urged clal yisrael to daven on behalf of the tzaddik, who is a pillar of the generation.
Rav Mordechai’s voice was heard over the public address system and the event was aired on giant screens while reciting Shema and Hashem Melech, as he led an emotional tefilla organized on his behalf.
Rav Mordechai Shlita gave a special bracha to Prof. Yonatan Halevy, the hospital’s medical director, along with all the staff as well as a mishabeirach for all the ill among Am Yisrael.
Rav Mordechai Shlita took ill this past year on the seventh day of Pesach.
(Yechiel Spira – YWN Israel)