President of Cuba Greets Jewish Press; Castro Condemns Religious Bias
Menu JTA Search

President of Cuba Greets Jewish Press; Castro Condemns Religious Bias

Download PDF for this date

Dr. Manuel Urrutia Lleo. President of Cuba, today greeted the Jewish press here througha.personal note to the correspondent of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency extending “cordial” wishes to the Jewish publications.

Dr. Fidel Castro, leader of the revolution in Cuba, told a press conference here that he condemns racial and religious discrimination. “Our revolution would not have been entitled to call itself a people’s revolution if it were not opposed to all forms of racial discrimination, ” he added.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund