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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

Rabbi Elyashiv out of coma, condition still serious

JTA February 20, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv, considered this generation's leading halachic authority, is conscious after spending two weeks in a coma. Elyashiv, leader of the Lithuanian haredi Orthodox community, opened his eyes for the first time in two...

Rabbi Elyashiv, leading halachic authority, in grave condition

JTA February 7, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv, considered this generation's leading halachic authority, is in critical condition. Prayer sessions in Israel and around the world have been held for Elyashiv, 101, the leader of the Lithuanian haredi Orthodox...

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