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Toscanini Concerts Hailed As Reply to Nazi Germany

Arturo Toscanini, following his second triumphal appearance with the newly-formed Palestine Symphony Orchestra of musicians in exile from the Reich, was hailed today as the answer to Nazi Germany.

After he had been given an ovation at a concert for the Histadruth, Jewish general labor federation, last night M. Friedman of the federation declared of the distinguished Italian conductor:

“After two thousand years Judea has again met Rome’s citizen of the world.”

He declared that Toscanini knew and appreciated Jewish achievements. The speaker also lauded Bronislaw Huberman, violinist and founder of the orchestra, for his work during the past six months in organizing the group. Members of the audience rushed to the stage and carried Luberman off on their shoulders.

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