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Rabbi Avroham Kaplan

July 5th, 2010 · 6 Comments

Rav, Brownsville, Brooklyn
d. 12 Elul, 1924 (5684)
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6 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Ben Bee Zee // Jul 5, 2010 at 12:19 pm

    Rabbi Kaplan (Born in Koidenov near Minsk) was an active Askan in Brownsville, he was of the founders and directors of the large Talmud Torah of Stone Street. He also helped founding the Jewish Hospital.

  • 2 Ben Bee Zee // Jul 5, 2010 at 1:04 pm

    His official title was Honorable President of the Talmud Torah – Stone Avenue
    http://hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=2276&st=&pgnum=155&hilite=

  • 3 YD Miller // Jul 6, 2010 at 6:30 pm

    There was a Rabbi (Revrend) Noach Kaplan who published severel books, who was also a Kohen, perhaps they were family related.

    http://www.hebrewbooks.org/2947

  • 4 Farshlufen // Jul 7, 2010 at 8:58 am

    Rev. Noach was a badchan, not a rav.

  • 5 curios // Jul 7, 2010 at 2:36 pm

    Kaplan means priest in Russian or Polish, and is a common name between Kohanim.

  • 6 YD Miller // Jul 8, 2010 at 11:25 am

    [Farshlufen, LOL for the Badchan compliment on Noach kaplan, his books are an example on the poor quality of preachers and revrends in the US those days]

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