Haim Maor (born 1951) is an Israeli painter and academic.

Haim Maor
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Known forPainting

Early lifeEdit

Haim Maor was born in Jaffa, Israel in 1951.[1][2] His parents are Holocaust survivors of Polish Jewish descent.[1]


Maor is a painter.[1][2] His artwork focuses on representations of the Holocaust.[3] His work has been exhibited at the Auschwitz Jewish Center.[2] He was the recipient of The Minister of Science and Art Prize in 1994, the Sussman Prize from Yad Vashem in 1995, and The Ministry of Culture and Sport Prize in 2010.[4]

Maor is also an Arts professor at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Beersheba, Israel.[2]


  1. ^ a b c Katz-Frieman, Tami (2003). "Don't Touch my Holocaust" - Analyzing the Barometer of Responses: Israeli Artists Challenge the Holocaust Taboo". In Hornstein, Shelley; Levitt, Laura; Silberstein, Laurence J. (eds.). Impossible Images: Contemporary Art after the Holocaust. New York: New York University Press. p. 137. ISBN 9780814798256. OCLC 51931377.
  2. ^ a b c d "Haim Maor". Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies. University of Minnesota. Retrieved July 12, 2016.
  3. ^ "Haim Maor". The Open Museum Tefen. Retrieved July 12, 2016.
  4. ^ "PROF. HAIM MAOR". University of Fine Arts in Poznań. Archived from the original on September 14, 2016. Retrieved July 12, 2016.