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Harry Kaplan

clergyman

Harry Kaplan, American clergyman. Member National Hillel Dirs. Association (past president), Alumni Association Jewish Institute Religion (past president), U. Religious Council (past president), Columbus Town Meeting (founder), Central Conference American Rabbis.; Member B’nai B’rith.; Rotarian.

Background

Kaplan, Harry was born on October 6, 1901 in Minneapolis. Son of Meyer and Rose (Moskowitz) Kaplan.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Minnesota, 1923. M.H.L., Jewish Institute Religion, 1927. Master of Arts, Ohio State University, 1940, Doctor of Laws, 1955.

Doctor of Divinity, Hebrew Union College, 1953.

Career

1 daughter, Rosalie Goode (Mistress Paul Fried). Ordained rabbi in 1927. Rabbi Temple Anshe Amonium, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 1927-1935.

Director B’nai B’rith Hillel Foundation, Ohio State University, 1935-1969. Midwest regional director and nat. staff B’nai B’rith, 1948-1969. Director Ohio Citizens Council for Health and Welfare, 1953-1969.

President Pittsfield Council Social Agilysys, 1933-1934.

Works

  • Contributor to the National Jewish Monthly. Religious Education. The Commentator.

Membership

Member National Hillel Dirs. Association (past president), Alumni Association Jewish Institute Religion (past president), U. Religious Council (past president), Columbus Town Meeting (founder), Central Conference American Rabbis. Member B’nai B’rith.

Rotarian.; Clubs: Crichton, Columbus Torch (past president), Ohio State Faculty (Columbus).

Connections

Married Rebecca Rabinoff, June 10, 1926 (deceased).; married second, Theresa Goode, June 15, 1937. Children: Judith (Mistress.

father:
Meyer Kaplan

mother:
Rose (Moskowitz) Kaplan

spouses:
Rebecca Rabinoff

Theresa Goode

child:
Judith (Mrs Kaplan