Rabbi Marc Levene

Belmont United

Rabbi Marc Levene grew up in Borehamwood and attended both Watford Grammar School for Boys and JFS. After completing school and spending a gap year in Israel with FZY, he read Community and Youth Studies BA (Hons) in Leeds Metropolitan University as well as receiving his Diploma in Youth Work from the National Youth Agency (NYA). After working for the Clubhouse in Golders Green, Rabbi Levene spent six years in the Darche Noam Yeshivah (Shapell’s) in Israel. As well being a Rabbi, Marc has been singing in Synagogues and at weddings for over 10 years, performing as a Chazzan and a Wedding Singer. Marc also enjoys performing amateur magic and throughout his childhood enjoyed acting. He received grade 6 in Acting from LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) as well as attending the Sylvia Theatre School summer courses. In 2004 he appeared as the lead role in Lock Stock & 2 Smoked Salmon Bagels, an original musical production at Her Majesty’s Theatre London, in honour of Bnei Akiva’s 65th Anniversary.