Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan

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Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan
Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan.
אריה משה אליהו קפלן
October 23, 1934 - January 28, 1983
Other Names:
RA"K, Rabbi Aryeh Moshe Eliyahu ben Shmuel
Popular author with books on Kabbalah, meditation and Jewish theology.

Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan was a Jewish author, writing over 50 books, some of them related to Kabbalah and Jewish Meditation. He passed away suddenly at the relatively young age of 48, leaving a wife and nine children. His books have brought many unaffiliated Jews closer to Judaism and spirituality. At the same time also serving as a springboard for members of the Yeshivish community into a new path of Kabbalah, Breslov and Chasidus.

Born to Shmuel and Feiga Kapplan in 1934.

[edit] Kever Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan

Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan is buried in Har Hazaysim.

[edit] Yortzite of Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan

The yortzite of Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan is on the 14th of Shevat. Some of his students have a custom of visiting his kever on his yortzite.

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