Save a Mother, Save a School – Ateres Chaya in Bnei Brak



Ateret Chaya School for Girls in Bnei Brak, Israel is in need of help in order to stay open.

It’s founder and principal, Rebbetzin Chaya Landau, a daughter-in-law of the esteemed rabbi of Bnei Brak Rav Moshe Landau, is fighting heart and soul to save the school she has invested every fiber of her being in, over the past 20 years.

The school which provides a stellar Jewish education, in a warm safe, environment, to over 300 girls of all backgrounds—many of them from underprivileged homes and broken families


Due to an unfortunate set of circumstances, of unexpected expenditures, the school has fallen into debt of which $260,000 needs to paid immediately, in order for the school to keep its door open. Several very kind donors have contributed a collective $185,000.


Please partner in helping Rebbetzin Landau, raise the final $75,000 needed imminently and have the zechus of a school of 300 Tinokos Shel Bais Rabbon, being able to stay in a school they love and is a second home from them.

Please see sample letter from Horav Landau (chief Rabbi of Bnei Brak) and Horav Dovid Grossman (Migdal Ohr.)

Individual donors, who would like to learn more, or see the relevant documents, should please email Chayalandau or Adi by clicking HERE.

May Hashem bless you and yours with a kesiva vachasimah tova leshana tova umesukah, to be written and sealed for a good and sweet new year in all!


In Mrs. Landau’s own words:

I would like to thank you for devoting your precious time and your attention to the reading of this letter…kindly helping us save our school, Ateres Chaya.

  In 1993, I was approached by Rabbi Avraham Shmuel Bukiet and others to found a Chabad school in my city of Bnei Brak. As a mother to young children I refused, despite their urging. 

 A few days after our conversation, my three-year-old (and only) daughter became ill and even the best of our doctors did not know what was wrong with her….Her small body lay completely still in the hospital bed. I sat with her day and night, my heart filled with prayer to G-d for her recovery. I then promised to Hashem that if she recovered I would start a Chabad school for girls in Bnei Brak.

  With G-d’s great kindness and help, my daughter soon made a miraculous recovery that the doctors could not explain in any natural way.

For my part, I rejoiced, and set out to honor my commitment to start the promised school.

Our schools help many children from broken families and provides a stellar chinuch al pi taharas Hakodesh. While not easy, I have toiled to ensure the success of this school. 

My husband and I live very modestly—many times without basics—as we were the last to take a salary, and often that wasn’t possible. 

I therefore turn to you to ask if he could please help us with this most urgent debt relief for the amount of $75,000… Whatever you can do will be a tremendous blessing for us, and may Hashem make it a tremendous blessing for you too in all that you need. 

 With utmost respect and gratitude!



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