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Lion's Tale Editors Win Jewish Scholastic Press Association Grand Prize


Congratulations to The Lion's Tale Editors-in-Chief Alex Landy and Oren Minsk, Managing Copy Editor Matthew Rabinowitz, and former Features Editor Josie Stein '20 for winning the Jewish Scholastic Press Association's 2020 Grand Prize for the series of articles they wrote about the 2019 senior capstone trip, as well as first place in Category 5: Ongoing Reporting. The judges wrote, "By accurate and thorough reporting, the student journalists gave important information to readers and dispelled rumors, as well as modeling how a free press works."

Mazal Tovs are also in order for a number of other recognitions:

Third Place in Category 1: News Reporting on Jewish communities, religion, education, institutions, activism, culture, leaders or personalities

"Kosher Conscious," by Rochelle Berman and Evan Endelman

First Place in Category 3: News and reporting on current events involving Israel

"Many graduates to enlist in the Israeli Defense Forces," by Matthew Rabinowitz

First Place in Category 9: Layout, design or infographic attached to any Jewish or Israel-related story, one page or multiple pages

"Do Good Diploma: Graduation Requirement Encourages Students to Serve Community," graphic by Daphne Kaplan

Second Place in Category 10: Video Reporting of any Jewish or Israel-related story "Recipe for Apple Stuffed challah," Jonathan Morris

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