Avraham Hyam (A.H.) Lapin

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Avraham Hyam (A.H.) Lapin

Also Known As: "Avraham Chaim"
Birthdate: (79)
Birthplace: Aberdeen, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Death: November 19, 1991 (79)
San Jose, CA, United States
Place of Burial: Jerusalem, Israel
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Son of Barnard (Hebrew Name is Dov) Lapin and Devorah Leah Lapin
Husband of Maisie Lapin
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Brother of Joseph (Hebrew name is Yaakov) Lapin

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About Avraham Hyam (A.H.) Lapin


A.H. Lapin was the nephew of Rabbi Elya Lopian (1872–1970) and served as a prominent and outspoken Orthodox rabbi in Johannesburg and Cape Town. He eventually established an Orthodox synagogue (Am Echad) in San Jose, California after leaving South Africa in the 1970s.

Rabbi Lapin officiated at the marriage ceremony of Pam (Jacobson) and Barry Karp in the Yeoville Synagogue, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1958. Added by Pam Karp 2014.

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Avraham Hyam (A.H.) Lapin's Timeline

October 26, 1912
Aberdeen, Eastern Cape, South Africa
November 19, 1991
Age 79
San Jose, CA, United States
Jerusalem, Israel