FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2009 file photo, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, center, Jewish spiritual leader of Israel's Shas party, blesses a man after casting his ballot at a polling station in Jerus

 

              FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2009 file photo, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, center, Jewish spiritual leader of Israel
FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2009 file photo, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, center, Jewish spiritual leader of Israel's Shas party, blesses a man after casting his ballot at a polling station in Jerusalem. An Israeli health official said Saturday Jan. 12, 2013, that influential Yosef has been hospitalized after feeling unwell. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer, File)