Maran HaGaon HaRav Ovadia Yosef Shlita awakened on Monday evening from major orthopedic surgery at Hadassah University Medical Center to repair damage do his spine, the hospital said.
The 93-year-old Gadol Hador had been in much pain in recent weeks follow a fall in his home. The surgery was successful. He will be transferred out of an intensive care department to a regular department for supervision on Tuesday.
Family members of the rav are calling on the tzibur to continue being mispallel on his behalf.