Rabbi Elie Abadie, M.D.
Renowned International Lecturer
1. Jewish Refugees from Arab Lands: Redress and Recognition
2. The Sephardic Odyssey: Contribution to World Jewry and Humanity
3. Zionism and Sephardim
4. A Jew growing up in Lebanon - an Arab Country
Medical Ethics Topics:
1. End of Life Dilemmas: DNR and Respiratory Machines
2. The Sanctity to Treat: Physician Moral Responsibilities
3. Hospice Care: To Live or To Die
Locations of Past Lectures
International and Domestic
UK House of Parliament
March of the Living - Auschwitz, Poland
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Tel Aviv, Israel
Bar Ilan University
Mexico City, Mexico
World Jewish Congress
Boca Raton, FL
Los Angeles, CA
New York, N.Y.
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About Rabbi Elie Abadie, M.D.
Rabbi Elie Abadie, M.D. comes from a long and distinguished rabbinical lineage dating back to fifteenth century Spain and Provence. Following the expulsion of Jews from Spain in 1492, his family migrated throughout the ages through Italy, the Balkans, Greece, Turkey, Syria, and Lebanon. Rabbi Abadie was born in Beirut Lebanon, and grew up in Mexico City, coming to the United States at the age of 18 to study medicine.
Rabbi Abadie, M.D. is currently President of JJAC (Justice for Jews from Arab Countries). He is the Founder of the Sephardic Academy of Manhattan. He is the Founder and Rabbi of Manhattan East Synagogue, located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. He served as the Director of the Jacob E. Safra Institute of Sephardic Studies, at Yeshiva University and college professor of Sephardic Judaism, history, philosophy, and comparative traditional law. He is the Vice-President of the New York Board of Rabbis. He is a Member of the Governing Council of the World Zionist Organization (WZO). Rabbi Abadie continues to maintain a private practice in Gastroenterology.
1983: B.A. in Health Sciences
1984: B.Sc. in Bible Studies
1985: Hebrew Teacher’s diploma
1986: Master’s in Philosophy
1986: Rabbinic ordination from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary
1990: M.D. degree from SUNY Downstate Medical Center
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