Rabbi Marc Labowitz is a teacher, lecturer and award winning composer serving as the Rabbi of TAO – Temple Adath Or, in South Florida since 2002.Rabbi Marc Labowitz’s deepest spiritual practice is to foster a world in which Freedom, Acceptance and Love are the essence of all paths. He endeavors to do this by helping to garner a wise, warm, vibrant, caring Jewish community.
Rabbi Marc Labowitz brings his passionate joyful expression of Judaism, his musical talents, his informative, and deeply spiritual orating, and his forward looking vision to his position as Rabbi of TAO – Temple Adath Or, South Florida Center for Jewish Renewal.
He leads TAO alongside his wife Paulina, his children Galia, Ocean and Kole Kerev and his father Rabbi Phillip Labowitz and a wonderful group of spirited leaders and volunteers.
Rabbi Marc Labowitz is a founder of All Fed – Feeding The Homeless and Hungry of South Florida, a founder of TAO’s Homeward Choir- a soulful outlet for the Homeless contingent, and a Board member of Street Waves a program teaching our inner city youth to swim and surf.
He is the cofounder of TAO LGBTQ Spirituality Group, the TAO Children’s Jewish Spirituality School, and TAO Spiritual Bereavement.
Rabbi Marc Labowitz is a founder and leader of The TAO Orchestra alongside dear friends and musicians, Paulina, Galia, Ocean and Kole Kerev Labowitz, Maria Daszkal, Bob Heaton, Esther Levy, Jorge Guzman, Stephanie Mair, Doug and Simm Tessler, Zeva Soroker, Carl Schmidt, Victoria Stepanenko, Richard Wolfe and Jose Gregorio Hernandez.
Rabbi Marc Labowitz is an award winning composer who has composed over 30 original Jewish songs and melodies. He has six cd’s. Three titled after his children ‘Galia’ and ‘Ocean’ and ‘Kole Kerev’, ‘Upliftment to comfort the grieving’, ‘Prayers for Awakening prayerful meditations’ and ‘Sweet and Holy’. His composition Oheiv Yamim received an award from the Shalshelet Foundation for Jewish Liturgical Music.
Rabbi Marc Labowitz has served as rabbi, keynote lecturer, teacher, officiant and musical performer locally and internationally. He was born into a lineage of rabbis that include his Great-grandfather and namesake, Rabbi Mordechai Rabinovitch of Baltimore Z’l, his grandfather, Rabbi Herschel Leibowitz Z’l, his parents, Rabbi Shoni Labowitz Z’l and Rabbi Phillip Labowitz. Rabbi Marc Labowitz is married to the love of his life Paulina Labowitz and is the father to their children Galia Nechama, Ocean Ayden, and Kole Kerev Labowitz.