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Interview Series Episode 4: Rivky Kaplan

Updated: Oct 12, 2020


Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and how you got to where you are today in your learning?


As long as I can remember, I’ve been very lucky that it’s something that always interested me. I was always a bookworm. I never mastered all the games that my brothers and sisters learned how to play on Shobbos, because I was in my pile of books. That was always my thing. As I got older and I met more like-minded women, I was very taken by them and inspired by them.


About 14 years ago was the second Lebonese war. Tzfat came under missile attack, including my own home. My home was damaged and we had to move out to repair the house. At that time I had five kids, and our friends gave us a place to stay in Yerushalayim until things settled down. The following summer, I saw a listing for an advanced women