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James A. Grymes: Violins of Hope: Violins of the Holocaust—Instruments of Hope and Liberation in Mankind’s Darkest Hour

(Nonfiction, 336 p. 2014)

The remarkable story of violins played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust and the Israeli violin maker dedicated to bringing these inspirational instruments back to life offers a stirring testament to the strength of the human spirit and the power of music.

Violins of Hope Project

 Kirkus Review

Review by Rabbi Israel Zoberman, Virginian-Pilot, January 24, 2016

Review by  Bar­bara Andrews, Jewish Book Council, April 30, 2014

 Profile by Julie Rose, NPR, April 15 2012

Trailer (video: 2.5 min.)

 Assorted reviews