René and his family had many French relatives, all of whom were Jewish. Most were living in Paris at the start of the war. This included two of René Sr.’s first cousins: Lilice Baumann and Jeanne Salomons and their children. For photographs and information about many of René’s French relatives, see Who’s Who: René’s French Relatives.
Living Dangerous Lives: René’s Jewish French Relatives, with 92 posts, includes letters in which René mentions his French relatives as well as a couple of letters and other writings by these relatives.