Abraham Cahan was one of America’s first great Jewish newspapermen, and set an example of independent thinking that the nation could sorely use today.
From necessity to laughingstock.
Some things haven’t changed in 70 years.
The custom of parents giving their children coins on Hanukkah—known as Hanukkah gelt—is well-known today, but goes almost unmentioned in pre-20th-century sources. It seems that. . .
Seth Lipsky’s new biography of Abraham Cahan, founder of the Forverts, sheds light on his break with Marxist orthodoxy and anti-Zionism to form a new,. . .