Appointment of Dr. Louis L. Kaplan of Philadelphia as executive director of the Board of Jewish Education here and head of the Baltimore Hebrew College was announced yesterday. He will take up his work April 1.
Dr. Kaplan was graduated from Columbia University in 1922 and held a felowship in rabbinics at Dropsie College from 1922 to 1924, where he received his Ph.D. degree. He then went to Palestine where he studied at the American School of Archaeology and the Institute of Jewish Studies of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
From 1925 to 1926 he acted as research assistant to Prof. Max L. Margolis in the preparation of the “History of the Jewish People.” Dr. Kaplan also has had experience as supervisor of Hebrew education in Philadelphia. At present he is in charge of the educational program and religious activities of the Foster Home for Hebrew Orphans of Philadelphia.
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