We are sad to report that author Maurice Rajsfus (April 9, 1928–June 13, 2020) has died from cancer at the age of 92. Holocaust survivor, historian, memoirist, he was President of the… Read more Author and Anti-Police-Brutality Activist Maurice Rajsfus Dies at 92: Memoirist, Historian, Holocaust Survivor — Agent for Change →
An interesting view into the field of investigative journalism as we follow the author’s steps to find more information at the Archives de la Préfecture de Police de Paris [which] exposes the reluctance of the French police to come to terms with its own past.
Maurice Rajsfus, a French Jewish survivor who witnessed this infamous roundup, dissects it in a workmanlike book, The Vel D’Hiv Raid: The French Police at the Service of the Gestapo. … Seventy five years on, this appalling raid still blights French grandiose notions of liberty and equality.
July 16 and 17 marked the 75th anniversary of the Vel d’Hiv Roundup. Levi Laub, activist and translator of our upcoming title, The Vél d’Hiv Raid by Maurice Rajsfus, was… Read more Interview by KPFA’s Mitch Jeserich about The Vél d’Hiv Raid →
Foreword Reviews July/August 2017 Review by Susan Waggoner “Adept reporting and personal experience make for a gripping read… While each book is strong enough to stand on its own, Operation… Read more Foreword Reviews Praises Upcoming Book by Maurice Rajsfus →
A statement by our author Maurice Rajsfus, a survivor of the Vél d’Hiv Raid, “The Le Pen Family Are All Holocaust Deniers”:
Lew Whittington writes, “Newly translated English editions of Operation Yellow Star and Black Thursday: The Round-up of July 16, 1942 have just been released in a single volume to mark… Read more Operation Yellow Star / Black Thursday reviewed by New York Journal of Books →
“An unsparing indictment of Paris police during the Nazi occupation. […] The author’s memory of July 16 is harrowing. […] Besides commemorating his family’s murder, Rajsfus raises awareness about how… Read more Maurice Rajsfus’ Operation Yellow Star / Black Thursday reviewed by Kirkus Reviews →