VIOLIN OF HOPE

Tossed from a train heading to the Drancy Transit Camp in 1942 a restored violin again makes music.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
October 30, 2017 00:44
VIOLIN OF HOPE

Matan Dagan plays a violin, which was lost in France during the Holocaust. (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST)

 
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Violinist Matan Dagan plays a violin, which was lost in France during the Holocaust, yesterday during the ‘Violin of my Father’ concert at the Tel Aviv Museum. The violin was thrown from a train on its way to the Drancy Transit Camp near Paris in 1942. It was found in 2013 and restored by Amnon Weinstein.

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