Brooklyn, NY - World Renowned Posek Hospitalized, On Respirator After Major Heart Attack
Brooklyn, NY - The Karlsburger Rov, Rabbi Yechezkel Roth is on a respirator and fighting for his life at Maimonides Hospital at his hour after suffering a massive heart attack today.
The 81 year old renowned halachic authority went to see his personal doctor this morning complaining of chest pains, according to Yanky Meyer of Misaskim, who spoke with VIN News from the hospital.
“He was rushed to Maimonides and when he was taken into the cardiac catheterization lab, they had to put him on a respirator,” Meyer told VIN News.
Meyer said that doctors have been performing emergency procedures for over two hours in an effort to treat Rabbi Roth without having to perform open heart surgery.
The public is asked to daven for Yechezkel ben Yehudis.
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