Jewish Brooklyn residents saddened by Israeli PM's latest stroke

Members of the Jewish population in Brooklyn are shocked and saddened Thursday after learning that the Israeli prime minister suffered a significant stroke. Prime Minister Ariel Sharon underwent hours

News 12 Staff

Jan 6, 2006, 12:25 AM

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Jewish Brooklyn residents saddened by Israeli PM's latest stroke
Members of the Jewish population in Brooklyn are shocked and saddened Thursday after learning that the Israeli prime minister suffered a significant stroke.
Prime Minister Ariel Sharon underwent hours of surgery to remove blood from his brain following a stroke. The 77-year-old premier was supposed to undergo heart surgery Thursday to repair a hole but instead was rushed to a hospital Wednesday.
Some Brooklyn residents say Sharon did a lot for Israel and hope he recovers.
Vice Premier Ehud Olmert has been named acting prime minister.


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