12 2015

From Desert to Delivery Room

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Beth Tzedec Congregation 1700 Bathurst St.
Toronto, ON M5P 3K3
(416) 781-3511

Contact Marlene Laba
416-781-3514 x 234

Beth Tzedec invites you to meet Dr. Rania Okby - Israel's First Female Bedouin Physician.  Modern medicine delivered with a Middle Eastern flair.
Dr. Rania Okby speaks on how she became a role model for Bedouin women in Israel.  The remarkable story of a remarkable woman, Dr. Okby shares her unique journey to becoming a renowned physician specializing in multiple births and high risk pregnancies.  In Israel, Dr. Okby serves on staff at Soroka Medical Centre.  Currently, she is in Toronto doing a one-year Fellowship at Sunnybrook in OBGYN. A mother of two, born and raised in and near Be'er Sheva, she has forged a path merging traditional Bedouin culture and modern Israeli life.

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