Rabbi Matt Marks

Sacks Scholar

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Rabbi Matt Marks, Head of Community Engagement at BNJC in Hove, UK and one of the UK Jewish Chaplaincy team, holds a BA in Philosophy from the University of London, an MA in Jewish Education from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and is pursuing a PhD in Intellectual History at the University of Sussex, focusing on Rabbi Sacks’ educational legacy.

He received semicha from the World Mizrachi Musmachim program. Matt studied at Yeshivat Netiv Aryeh, followed by completing teaching qualifications through Teach First, specialising as an English teacher. As a Mizrachi UK Fellow, he studied at Yeshivat Har Etzion, completing various programs including the LSJS Rabbi Sacks Fellowship, the OU-JLIC Fellowship, and the Shalhevet leadership program.

Matt lives in Hove with his wife Sheerelle, their four daughters, a dog, and a handful of fish.