Solly Kaplinski, a former Headmaster of Herzlia High School in Cape Town, also headed up Jewish Day Schools in Toronto and Vancouver. His Aliyah
professionally has been bookended by working at Yad Vashem in the
International Relations Department and at the American Jewish Joint
Distribution Committee (JDC) where he served for 17 years as the Executive
Director of Overseas Joint Ventures. He is also the author of a novella, A world
of Pains: A Redemptive Parable?