Steve Kaplan (professor)

Steven Kaplan (born October 5, 1953 in New York, United States) is a professor of African studies and comparative religion at Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He is one of the leading modern scholars on the origins of the Beta Israel,[1] or Ethiopian Jews. He was the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities at Hebrew University from 2004-2006.


  1. ^ Parfitt, Tudor; Semi, Emanuela Trevisan (1999). The Beta Israel in Ethiopia and Israel: studies on Ethiopian Jews. Psychology Press. p. 11. ISBN 978-0-7007-1092-8. Retrieved 12 October 2010.

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