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Bernard Michael Kaplan, Lithuanian rabbi. Member I.O.B.B. Founder and general director Camp Kinaani for Boys and Camp Pinecrest for Girls, Naples, Maine Captain (chaplain), O.R.C., United States of America President Waterbury sector of the United States Officers’ Reserve Corps., 1925.; Mason.

Background

Kaplan, Bernard Michael was born on July 15, 1874 in Linkovo, Lithuania. Son of Michael Sheftel and Feigel (Mayor) Kaplan.

Education

Father of Blanche Lilian Kaplan, pianist. Came to America in childhood. Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, 1897, Master of Arts, 1899.

Graduate Jewish Theological Seminary America, 1897.

Career

Rabbi McGill College Avenue Synagogue, Montreal, Canada, 1898-1902. Appointed honorary Jewish Chaplain of the Dominion by the minister of justice. Rabbi, Sacramento, California, 1902-1905, Bush St. Temple, San Francisco, 1905-1915.

Editor Emanu El (Jewish weekly), 1906-1915. Grand secretary District 1, I.O.B.B., 1915-1920. Rabbi Temple Emanuel, Kingston, New York, 1920-1923, Temple Israel, Waterbury, Connecticut, 1923-1926.

Membership

Member I.O.B.B. Founder and general director Camp Kinaani for Boys and Camp Pinecrest for Girls, Naples, Maine Captain (chaplain), O.R.C., United States of America President Waterbury sector of the United States Officers’ Reserve Corps., 1925.

Connections

Married Lena Hanales, December 23, 1895 (died 1916).; married second, Ray L. Steinman, July 18, 1918. Children: Blanche Lillian (Mistress M. D. Mosessohn), Naomi Miriam (Mistress Louis R. Raphal), Daniel Boaz, Amos Monteflore.

father:
Michael Sheftel Kaplan

mother:
Feigel (Mayor) Kaplan

spouse:
Lena Hanales

spouse:
Ray L. Steinman

child:
Blanche Lillian Kaplan (Mistress M. D. Mosessohn)

child:
Naomi Miriam Kaplan (Mistress Louis R. Raphal)

child:
Daniel Boaz Kaplan

child:
Amos Monteflore Kaplan