A Thursday afternoon report states the condition of Rishon L’Tzion HaRav Mordechai Eliyahu Shlita deteriorated today. The Rav remains in Shaare Zedek Medical Center. An atzeres tefilla will be held this coming Monday on the Rav’s behalf, Rav Mordechai Tzemach ben Mazel.
Talmidim of the Rav circulated a message on Thursday called on one-another to increase tefillos and tehillim on the Rav’s behalf. Tefillos took place in the Rav’s shul on Reinis Street in Kiryat Moshe, Jerusalem. HaGaon HaRav Reuven Elbaz Shlita was expected to take part in Thursday’s atzeres which began at 2:00pm.
(Yechiel Spira – YWN Israel)