Netanyahu hospitalized overnight after Yom Kippur fast

Netanyahu drove himself to Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center where he is being held overnight or observation.

Updated: October 5, 2022 - 4:46pm

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Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was hospitalized Wednesday after feeling unwell during Yom Kippur services. 

Netanyahu, 72-year-old the Likud party leader who is running for reelection in a month, tweeted in Hebrew that he is "feeling good" after being hospitalized. 

He was praying at the Great Synagogue in Jerusalem when he began to feel unwell at the end of the 25-hour Yom Kippur fast, according to The Times of Israel.

Netanyahu drove himself to Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center where he is being held overnight for observation.