- Name: Abraham Cahan
- Died: 08/31/1951
- Born: July 7, 1860
- Occupation: Newspaper editor, writer
Abraham “Abe” Cahan (July 7, 1860 ? August 31, 1951) was a Belarusian-born Jewish American socialist newspaper editor, novelist, and politician. Cahan was one of the founders of The Forward (Yiddish: פֿאָרווערטס?, romanized:Forverts, lit.‘Forward!’), an American Yiddish publication, and was its editor-in-chief for 43 years. During his stewardship of the Forward, it became a prominent voice in the Jewish community and in the Socialist Party of America, voicing a relatively moderate stance within the realm of American socialist politics.
School: Teachers Institute of Vilnius
Birth Place: Podberezhie, Russian Empire (now Belarus)
Death Place: New York City