Jeremy Maron

January 27, 2018

On January 27, 1945, Soviet forces liberated the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Nazi-occupied Poland. At this notorious site, Nazi Germany, under Adolf Hitler, murdered more than a... Read more

June 20, 2017

One of the newest exhibits at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights is called “Four Freedoms,” in our Turning Points for Humanity gallery.

In his January 1941 State of the Union... Read more

September 26, 2016

In the face of human rights violations, indifference can sometimes be a default response. It is often easiest to be indifferent – to keep one’s head down. But indifference is not a neutral... Read more

January 26, 2015

On 27 January 1945, Soviet forces liberated Auschwitz, the horrific Nazi concentration camp where over a million people were murdered during the Holocaust (the vast majority of which were Jews).... Read more

November 21, 2014

In 2008, Canada’s parliament designated the fourth Saturday of every November as ‘Ukrainian Famine and Genocide (“Holodomor”) Memorial Day’.  This day... Read more

April 25, 2014

This year, Sunday April 27 marks the beginning of Yom ha-Shoah—a day devoted to the memory of the Holocaust 1... Read more

November 19, 2013

On September 27 and 28, 2013, I had the opportunity to attend a conference in Toronto called “Contextualizing the Holodomor”, which was held to mark the 80th anniversary of the 1932-1933 famine-... Read more

March 11, 2013

On January 17, 2013, I had the privilege to participate in the Raoul Wallenberg Day program at the Gray Academy of Jewish Education, a Winnipeg school that offers general as well as Jewish... Read more