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A part of Tel Hashomer hospital, where former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is hospitalized, is seen near Tel Aviv, Israel,Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. Sharon, who has been in a coma for eight years, was in critical condition on Thursday, clinging to life after a decline in the functioning of various bodily organs, his doctors said. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

A part of Tel Hashomer hospital, where former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is hospitalized, is seen near Tel Aviv, Israel,Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. Sharon, who has been in a coma for eight years, was in critical condition on Thursday, clinging to life after a decline in the functioning of various bodily organs, his doctors said. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

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