Netanyahu leaves hospital following dehydration; doctors implant heart monitor

July 17, 2023

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was released Sunday from Sheba Medical Center after spending the night hospitalized for dehydration. Hours later, a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office said that at the recommendation of his doctors, Netanyahu would stay overnight for medical observation. US House Speaker Kevin McCarthy tweeted: “Prime Minister Netanyahu is a fighter. Former US vice president Mike Pence also sent his good wishes, tweeting: “Praying for a swift recovery for my Friend and a Great Friend of America, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. In October, Netanyahu was hospitalized at Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center after feeling unwell during Yom Kippur synagogue services.