In this issue of LBI News, we report about a new cooperation between the Getty Research Institute in California and the LBI. Julie Dawson gives insight into the developments of her archival project in Romania, where she has found important yet unprocessed information in Jewish community archives. We look back on the award of the Leo Baeck Medal to Robert M. Morgenthau in November 2016 and introduce the 2017 awardees of the Obermayer German Jewish History Awards as well as the Gerald Westheimer Career Development Fellows 2016/17. LBI archivist Michael Simonson traces the story of fellow archivist Jacob Jacobson whose survival of the Nazi persecution is closely linked with the survival of the largest and most-used collection in the LBI archives; plus, you will learn how the Jacob Jacobson Collection is used in research today. Finally, film scholar Noah Isenberg talks about the research for his latest book, which sheds light on the central role Jewish refugees played in the production of the classic film Casablanca.