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Yermi Kaplan (born September 3, 1961 as Jeremy David Kaplan) is an Israeli American musician.[1][2]

Yermi Kaplan
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Yermi Kaplan
Background information
Native name
ירמי קפלן
Birth nameJeremy David Kaplan
Born (1961-09-03) September 3, 1961 (age 58)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
GenresRock, pop
Occupation(s)Musician, singer-songwriter, producer
Instrumentsvocals, drums, guitar
Years active1977–present
Associated actsRami Kleinstein


Jeremy David Kaplan was born in Chicago on September 3, 1961, to television director Irving Kaplan and Orah Rivlin Kaplan. He immigrated with his family to Israel in 1969, and acted in a number of television and film roles in his childhood, including the Israeli English instruction program "Neighbors," and Operation Thunderbolt. During his studies at Alliance High School in Tel Aviv, Kaplan was drummer in Rami Kleinstein's band Solar Eclipse.


  1. ^ Barry Davis (April 20, 2012). "Showtime". Jerusalem Post  – via Highbeam (subscription required). Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved February 1, 2015.
  2. ^ "Jewish culture fest". Glenview Announcements (IL)  – via Highbeam (subscription required). June 13, 2002. Archived from the original on March 12, 2016. Retrieved February 1, 2015.