Brodsky and Cahan honored on their birthday anniversaries

Posted on May 28, 2010


 Monday May 24th marked the birthday anniversaries of two Jewish-American immigrant men of letters; poet and Nobel laureate Joseph Brodsky, who would have been 70, was remembered by New York’s Russian speaking community at at the Russian Samovar in midtown (the event was covered by the Russian service of the BBC), and journalist, novelist, and founder of The Forward Abraham Cahan was honored on the 150th anniversary of his birth at an exhibit about his life and work at The Forward’s offices at 125 Maiden Lane between Pearl and Water Streets. That exhibit is open to the public.