With love from:
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For Jews enduring utter despair and unimaginable evil during the Holocaust, music offered haven and humanity. The strains of a beloved song supplied solace, even if only for a few moments. The chords also provided a vital reminder that even the most brutal regime could not rob them of their faith. No matter what, their souls could be free.
In 1996, Weinstein put out a call for violins from the Holocaust that he would restore in hopes that the instruments would sound again.