About Rabbi Drew Kaplan

Rabbi Drew Kaplan

Rabbi Drew Kaplan is an experienced Jewish educator who especially enjoys sharing the richness of the Jewish tradition. Presently, he serves as the Director of Pastoral Care at a senior living facility in the greater Cincinnati area.

Previously, he served for over six and a half years as the current rabbi and director for Southern California Jewish Student Services and Southern California Jewish Young Adult Enrichment, both initiatives of Beth El Synagogue.  Through SoCal Jewish Student Services, he also served as the resident rabbi for Beach Hillel.

Rabbi Drew also created JewishDrinking.com, the #1 resource for drinking in Jewish life, history, and tradition. 

Rabbi Drew graduated rabbinical school from Yeshivat Chovevei Torah in June 2009.  Rabbi Drew received his BA in Jewish Studies from Indiana University in December 2003.