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Zvi Cohen, The Boy With the Harmonica in Theresienstadt

August 18, 2022

Zvi Cohen was just a 12-year-old boy, home alone in Berlin, when Nazi soldiers knocked on the door, coming to take his family away to the Theresienstadt Ghetto.

At that terrifying moment, he pulled out his harmonica – and played.

We had the honor hearing Zvi tell the story of his harmonica and how he and his family rebuilt their lives after the horrors they experienced in the Holocaust.

Watch here: