Rav Yosef Shalom Elyashiv condition has deteriorated again, and he is currently in critical condition.
Elyashiv is on a respirator. He has been resuscitated four times, and is currently undergoing CPR.
The area in the hospital in which he is located has been cleared and the doors locked.
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu called MK Moshe Gafni and said the country is praying for the health of “the greatest rabbinical sage of his generation.”