Mark B. Levin

Executive Vice Chairman and CEO


Mark B. Levin, Executive Vice-Chairman and CEO of NCSEJ: National Coalition Supporting Eurasian Jewry since 1992, is one of the organized Jewish community's leading experts on national and international political and legislative issues. Mr. Levin travels extensively throughout the former Soviet region on a frequent basis.  


In 2008, Mr. Levin received the Soviet Jewry Freedom Award from the Russian Jewish Community Foundation, and the Order of Merit medal from Ukraine President Viktor Yushchenko. In 2006, Mr. Levin was honored for 25 years of distinguished service with NCSEJ.

Mr. Levin has served three timesas a Public Member of the U.S. Delegation to meetings of the Organization on Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), and served as a Public Advisor for the U.S. Delegation to the 2004 Berlin Conference on Anti-Semitism.

Mr. Levin made his first trip to Russia in 1982, leading a Congressional delegation to meet with Soviet officials and Jewish activists. He organized the first International Parliamentary Spouses for Soviet Jews Conference in Washington, D.C. Mr. Levin was instrumental in creating the Congressional Coalition for Soviet Jews - one of the largest Congressional caucuses ever formed.

In 1987, as a member of the Summit Task Force, Mr. Levin was a key figure in organizing the Washington Mobilization on behalf of Soviet Jews which brought more than 250,000 people to the nation's capital on for the December 6 "Freedom Sunday" rally. In 2002, he again worked closely with the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations and other NCSEJ member agencies to organize the massive April 15 "National Rally for Israel."

From 1987 to 1989, Mr. Levin served as Director for the NCSEJ's Washington office. He has been a member of the organization's professional staff since 1980. Prior to coming to NCSEJ, he worked for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). Mr. Levin is a graduate of the University of Maryland.