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His father is Rabbi Naftali Kaplan big tzadik. he used to give a shiur at ohr somayach in jerusalem. lives in bayit vegan. teaches somewhere else now. very busy and difficult to speak to. he has a fax. dont have the number though you can try to contact Rabbi Kaplan through the email at the site. although he does not use email nor read english!. his ...
Pretty sure my zeida told me they kept two days (of Yom Kippur) due to the safek, but on the second day they would eat less then the shiur, spaced apart, because at that point it was a question of pikuach neffesh due to the heat.
Rabbi Naftoli Kaplan lived in Baltimore and was a Rebbi in Yeshivas Ner Israel before moving to Israel. I was a talmid of his there in the 60's. While I can't recall if I ever witnessed him reading English, I assume he certainly can read English as he lived in the US. Kol Tuv
Artscroll has a book called The world that was: Lithuania which has a section on Mir.
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