The late Dr. Gourgey Raby performing the Blessing over Bread at a wedding in New-York was born in Baghdad in 1907. At the age of 20, he joined the newly opened Royal Medical College in Baghdad, completing his studies in 1932 coming top. Dr. Gourgey Raby was head and shoulders above other doctors for his thoroughness in medicine and became renowned as doctor to the Royal family as well as to Jewish and Moslem of Iraq. In 1966 he migrated to the USA to join his family and exceptionally became in a short time Director at Queen University Hospital. Dr Raby was greatly loved and respected by members of the community everywhere. Dr. Raby leaves a wife Rachel, two daughters, Yvette and Joyce, and two sons, Dr. Samir and Dr. Khether.