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Lisa Moses Leff Wins Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature

The Jewish Book Council named Lisa Moses Leff as the winner of the 2016 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature for her book The Archive Thief: The Man Who Salvaged French Jewish History in the Wake of the Holocaust. Leff received a $100,000 prize.

The runner-up Choice Award went to Yehudah Mirksy, who wrote Rav Kook: Mystic in a Time of Revolution and took home $25,000.

The other finalists were Dan Ephron, Aviya Kushner, and Adam D. Mendelsohn.

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