27 February 2012 - 4 AdarI 5772 - ד' אדר ה' אלפים תשע"ב
Commemorative medal planned for the Jews of Kaifeng E-mail

The book The Jews of Kaifeng, the story of a rich and thriving culture, has inspired new art in the modern age. Receipt of the book from his daughter in Hong Kong, as a Chanukah gift, has turned into a mini-crusade for Mel Wacks, an American citizen with an interesting passion.

Mel Wacks collects medals and coins from all over the world and has built-up a very interesting and substantial collection. He has been collecting coins since childhood.

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