‘Orchestra of Exiles’ chronicles violinist who saved Jewish musicians during Holocaust

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(Courtesy of JUF News – Steven Chaitman)

One of the most important yet forgotten heroes of the Holocaust was Bronislaw Huberman, the violinist who helped get a number of persecuted Jewish musicians out of a Europe on the verge of total Nazi occupation and into Palestine, where they would become the members of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.

Huberman’s story is told for the first time in the documentary Orchestra of Exiles.

To read more and to read an interview with the director, click here.

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