Rabbi Marc Labowitz
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, Jorge Guzman, Stephanie Mair, Doug and Simm Tessler, Zeva Soroker, Carl Schmidt, Victoria Stepanenko, Zeva Soroker, Jessica, Willis, Bonnie Greenberg 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.
- Rabbi of Temple Adath Or, South Florida 2002-Current
- Faculty Member of Melton AMS and CAJE 2006-2008
- Rabbinic Assistant at Scottsdale Torah Institute, Scottsdale AZ 1997-2002
- Ateret Tzvi Academy – 2000 – 2004 Rabbinic Ordination 2004
Aleph Alliance for Jewish Renewal – Reb Zalman Schacter Shalomi – Rabbinic Pastorate 2002 Rabbinic Ordination 2004
- Scottsdale Torah Institute – Reb Michael Shapiro 1992 – 2002 Rabbinic Ordination 2004
Rabbinic Associations Membership
Member OHALAH: Association of Rabbis for Jewish Renewal.
- Sha’ar Bat Rabim South Florida Association of renewal Rabbis
- New York Board of Rabbis
- Broward Board of Rabbis
- Temple Adath Or – Board of Directors
- All Fed – Feeding The Homeless and Hungry of South Florida – Board of Directors
- Street Waves – After school programs – Board of Directors
Keynote, Lecturer, and Invocations
- Reform Jewish Community of Madrid-Madrid-Spain
- MJLF Movement Juif Liberal de France – Reform Synagogue – Paris
- France Federal Bar Association- Annual Induction
- Ft Lauderdale Miami Bar Association – Annual Induction
- Miami Beach Women’s Majority- Honoring Janet Reno Mayor’s Gala 2007
- Ft Lauderdale Jewish Museum of Florida- Miami Berger and Singerman Law Firm
- Ft Lauderdale-Miami
- Boca Raton Cafe De Psalmes – Paris
- France Jewish Funders Network International Conference
Miami Beach Temple Israel
- Miami Beach B’nai B’rith Justice
Annual Installation Jewish Federation Miami
Birth Rite Reunion Melton AMS
- Miami Beach and NMB CAJE Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education
- Broward and Dade Florida Atlantic University
- Boca Raton Elder Services Resource Network
- Deerfeild Beach In List
- Michael Capponi
- Donna Klein Jewish Academy
- Boca Raton Family Counseling Services
- Miami Temple Beth El
- Hollywood Harvey and Phyllis Sandler Center
- Boca Raton Kolot
- Women Against Domestic Violence Ft Lauderdale St Andrews CC
- Boca Ration Unity of Hollywood
- Hollywood Broward Community College
- Davie Science of Mind
- Interfaith Event
Davie JAM an Organization to Unite Jews, Moslems and People of all faiths
- Miami Beth Torah Adath Yeshurin
- North Miami Beach Beit Chaverim
- Ft Lauderdale Green Spring Jewish Center- Ner Tamid
- Baltimore MD David Posnack Jewish Community Center- Cooper City
- Scottsdale Torah Institute- Scottsdale AZ
- Musical Concerts Cafe De Psalmes – Paris
- France Click Center
- Hod Hasharon Israel Posnack Jewish Community Center
- Cooper City FL Awakening to Oneness
- Miami FL New Life Expo
- Broward Convention Center Earthfest
- Miami FL Yoga Fest Downtown Ft Lauderdale Karmageddon
Hollywood FL Stir your Soul
- Duncan Center Delray FL Earth Day
- Wilton Manors FL Love Culture Fest
- Miami FL Ancestral Roots Festival
- Miami FL Meir Hospital
- Ranaana Israel Laniado Hospital – Netanya Israel and Many other Festivals and Events with The TAO Orchestra