About the Founder

Rabbi Drew Kaplan is an experienced Jewish educator who especially enjoys sharing the richness of the Jewish tradition.

Presently, he serves as the Campus Rabbi for Cincinnati Hillel. Previously, he served for over six and a half years as the 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. He also served our most vulnerable population throughout the pandemic, working as the rabbi/director of pastoral care for Cedar Village for over three years.

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.

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