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TRAGEDY: Daughter Of The Shliach in Kiryat Arba Passes Away in Tragic Fire

Mushky OB”M distributing food to the needy in Kiriyat Arba. Photo:

Chaya Mushka Attaya Z”L a Shlucha of 8 years old and daughter to Shliach R. Victor Attaya to Kiryat Arba – Chevron passed away in a fire. A little after 12:00pm (GMT +2:00 Jerusalem Time) word was received of a fire in a home adjacent to that of the Attaya’s with a girl trapped inside.

Fire and Police responded to the burning home gained control over the fire immidiatly, but were too late to save the girls life, she passed away on scene from her injuries. The cause for the fire is still under investigation.

Mushky was a student in the second grade at Bais Chaya school in Beitar Eilit, and was loved by everyone who knew her. The Levaya left from the Atiya residence at 5:30 this evening, and she was laid to rest in the Jewish Cemetery in Chevron. Barouch Dayan HoEmes.


  • 3. Oy! wrote:

    Just coming from the three weeks, I thought that life would get a little happier-but judging from the recent headlines this Golus is just getting worse and worse.

  • 5. Anonymous wrote:

    sombody had told me what happened
    she was playing with matches and her skirt got cought on fire
    her brother told her to take it off but the girl refused saying it was not tznius (modest)
    therfor her whole body cought on fire and she passed away
    at that time her father was being menachem avel sombody and until he recieved a call about this story
    very sad!
    ad mosai!


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