Thursday 28 February 2019


ARN KAPLIN (1874-October 17, 1935)
            The Americanized name of Avrom Kaplanovitsh, he was born in Vornyan (Voroniai), near Vilna; he was the brother of Dan-Pinkhes Kaplanovitsh.  In 1905 he emigrated to the United States and took up journalism.  He contributed for many years to Varhayt (Truth), for a short time to Tog (Day), for several years to Shikager kuryer (Chicago courier), and to Philadelphia’s Idishe velt (Jewish world).  He died in New York.

Sources: Morgn frayhayt (New York) (October 26, 1935); M. Nadir, in Signal (February 1936).
Berl Cohen

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