Ken David Volpin, founded in 1952, was the first ken of Hanoar Hatzioni in Cuba. It was initially named Ken Merkazi and then renamed in 1955 in memory of David Volpin. David Volpin went on aliyah in 1948 from Argentina to Kibbutz Ein Hashlosha. In 1951, he was murdered by a group of Arabs who tried to steal his herd of sheep.