UPDATED: Agudath Israel of America calls upon Jews everywhere to Daven for the Rebbe of Viznitz

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Agudath Israel of America’s Executive Vice President Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zweibel released a letter this morning calling upon jews everyhwere to daven for the refuah sheleima of the Viznitzer Rebbe of Monsey, Rav Mordechai ben Margalia.

The rebbe has been hospitalized for the last few days in critical condition and is expected to be receiving a tracheotomy today.

A free translation of the letter is as follows;

Please daven and say tehilim for the Rebbe of Viznitz shlit”a. One of the elder leading rebbes of our generation who is in need of great heavenly mercy, among the sick of klal yisroel. Maran Mordechai ben Margalia for a refuah sheleima and may we merit to share good news. Signed, Chaim Dovid Zweibel, Executive Vice President of Agudath Israel of America

UPDATE: Jewish News Channel sources have confirmed that the tracheotomy procedure performed this morning on the Viznitzer Rebbe Shlita has been deemed to have been completed successfully by his medial team. Please continue to daven for the refuah of Mordechai ben Margalia.