Rabbi Dana Evan Kaplan
Dana Evan Kaplan is Rabbi of Temple Beth Shalom of the West Valley in Sun City, Arizona. He was ordained as a rabbi by Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion in Jerusalem and holds a Ph.D. in American Jewish history from Tel Aviv University. He has written three books, The New Reform Judaism (Jewish Publication Society), Contemporary American Judaism: Transformation and Renewal (Columbia University Press), and American Reform Judaism: An Introduction (Rutgers University Press). He has recently taken up swimming since he cannot go on scuba diving trips during the current pandemic!