The Chief Rov of Bnei Brak passed away Motzoei Shabbos after a short illness, at the age of 83.
Harav Moshe Yehuda Leib Landa was born to his father Harav Yakov Landa, the previous Rov of Bnei Brak, on 9 Tamuz, 5695/1935. In his youth, he studied at the Ponovizher
After marrying his Rebbetzin, zol zein gezunt, Rav Landa was appointed a Rosh Yeshiva in the yeshiva in Kfar Chabad, at the same time standing to his father’s side in communal matters in Bnei Brak.
After his father’s passing in 5746/1986 Rav Landa was appointed
He had been hospitalized for the last few weeks in Laniado Hospital in
He is survived by his Rebbetzin, may she be well, and his brother Rav Eli Landa, Rosh Yeshiva in Kfar Chabad, and by several sons and daughters, all of them Rabbonim and Shluchim.
He was predeceased by his sister Rebbetzin Gita Kroll.