Rabbi Boruch Kaplan was born in Vancouver, Canada and moved to Eretz Yisroel in 1976. He completed his rabbinical studies in Jerusalem in 1981 and has been teaching and lecturing in Israel and around the world since. He has been a senior lecturer in Talmud and Chassidus at Mayanot Yeshiva in Jerusalem since its inception 15 years ago. He also teaches in various Lubavitch seminaries for young women in Israel.
His wife Rivka, originally from NY, is a doctor and works in the well-known TEREM clinic in Jerusalem. They are blessed with ten children and many grandchildren.