Bnei Brak’s Rabbi Moshe Yehuda Leib Landau passed away Saturday evening at the age of 82.
Rabbi Landau was hospitalized earlier this week, after being diagnosed with an infection.
Rabbi Landau, who succeeded his father as Bnei Brak’s rabbi, served in the position for 32 years.
His position included handling the city’s religious issues, including marriages, eruvim, and Mikvahs. He also gave Shiurim on various topics in Jewish law.
One of Rabbi Landau’s specialties was kashrus, and he ran one of the most well-respected kashrus supervision organizations.
The funeral, scheduled for Sunday, will begin in Netanya and travel through Bnei Brak.