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Posts published in “Day: February 24, 2021

Meet the Jews of Havana: The Small but Thriving Cuban Community You Didn’t Know Existed

A tightly-knit Jewish community (1200 people) whose members escaped the Spanish Inquisition and survived Castro’s revolution is there to stay, despite the challenges and uncertain future on the island. There is no Antisemitism in Cuba. The Cuban government celebrates Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights for Jews, every year. This holiday…

Cuban President describes teaching history as essential in Cuba

Havana, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuba’s President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Tuesday described as essential the teaching and learning of history in the new generations for the ideological battle waged by the country. During a meeting with professors of the Enrique Jose Varona University of Pedagogical Sciences, the president stressed the…