HOJMI is excited to announce our newest "Scholar in Residence"! RABBI DAVID KAPLAN
His speeches during this exciting Shabbat weekend will have an overall theme of: "Who is like Your Nation, Israel?" מי כעמך ישראל
Rabbi David Kaplan was born and raised in Vancouver, BC. He attended Ner Israel Yeshivas in California and in Baltimore, MD. While at Ner Israel, Rabbi Kaplan developed a close relationship with its illustrious Rosh HaYeshiva, Rabbi Shmuel Yaakov Weinberg zt"l, from whom he received his first semicha. Rabbi Kaplan has been deeply involved in both the Rabbinate and in Jewish education. He taught in Yeshivas in Johannesburg, South Africa and in Memphis, TN. Rabbi Kaplan served as the rabbi of the Beth Zion Congregation in Oshawa, ON and at Congregation Schomre Israel in NY. He currently serves as the rabbi of the historic Congregation Ohav Zedek in Wilkes-Barre, PA, Rabbi Kaplan is a prominent Torah teacher and lecturer.
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