Publication of the English version of Max Kaufmann’s book “Extermination of Jews in Latvia”

We are happy to inform you that Shamir Publishing House has just published the English version of Max Kaufmann’s book Churbn Lettland. Extermination of Jews in Latvia, in hardcover, with comments by Dr. Hist. Grigory Smirin. This expanded version had previously been available in Latvian and in Russian. The book is dedicated to the tragic events of the Holocaust in Latvia as remembered by Max Kaufmann and several other Jewish survivors.
Since July 2019, the book is available in the information centre of the Riga Ghetto and Holocaust in Latvia Museum. It can also be acquired online. If you wish to purchase the book, please contact us at
The book was published with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia.