Truth about Palestine: The Symphony

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In 1936, one of the greatest musical conductors of all time, Arturo Toscanini,

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traveled to Palestine to conduct the first performance of the Palestine Symphony.

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It made headlines around the world.

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The Palestine Symphony, project and passion of Bronislaw Huberman,

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was such a success that it also made headlines.

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 The Palestine Symphony had 73 musicians – they were all Jews.

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In 1948, The Palestine Symphony became known as the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra.

Thanks to Josh Aronson and his excellent film Orchestra of Exiles for bringing this story to life.

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