The rabbi Elias Sabetai was born in Athens in 1943. He studied at the Montefiore College in England and at the “Gateshead Talmudical College” Rabbinical Academy. He serves the Greek Jewish Community since 1970, as Rabbi in the city of Trikala, and religious counselor to the Central Board of the Jewish Communities in Greece; since 1988 he is the Rabbi of the Jewish Community in the city of Larissa.