Rabbi Markus Lange
Rabbi Markus Lange is currently the Resident Chaplain at the
Marie Curie Hospice Hampstead providing Spiritual and Religious
Care for all patients, visitors, volunteers and staff. He is
also involved in a number of educational Jewish as well as
interfaith projects, programmes and events across London and the
UK such as the work of the Three Faith Forum's youth programmes
'Tools for Trialogue' and 'Encountering Faith' and projects of
St. Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace.
Born in Germany, Markus has studied at the Jewish Theological
Seminary in New York and at the Leo Baeck College in London and
has an MA in Jewish Studies from King’s College London. Prior to
his rabbinical training, Markus has studied German literature
and linguistics, English linguistics as well as theology and
philosophy in Wuppertal, Bochum, Prague, and Berlin.
Markus has worked for the Healthcare Chaplaincy, National Center
for Jewish Healing and was coordinator of the Inter-Seminary
Dialogue in NYC. More recently, he has also worked in interfaith
and educational outreach for the Council of Christians and Jews
and the Board of Deputies of British Jews, and teaches all age
groups at the New North London Synagogue as well as at other
synagogues across the Jewish community.
In his teaching and study sessions on a wide range of topics and
subjects, Markus combines the search for meaning with music and
various media and methods, exploring the richness, depth and
beauty of the Jewish tradition. In the past, he as taught
children and adults at a number of Liberal, Reform and
unaffiliated synagogues in London and Washington, D.C.