Throughout this website we offer many resources about Mordecai Kaplan’s influential writings and philosophy.

On this page you will find a treasure of reminiscences by those who knew Kaplan directly as a person– his students, family members, and more.

Mitchell Rothman

Rabbi Michael Cohen speaks with Mitchell Rothman,  life-long Kaplan student and devotee of the Kaplan diaries

Daniel Musher

Daniel Musher, the grandson of Mordecai Kaplan,reminisces about Shabbat with his grandfather.

Rabbis Ray Artz & Michael Graetz

Rabbis Ray Arzt and Michael Graetz, students of Mordecai Kaplan, reflect on his impact on their approaches to Judaism