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Wacks Steps Down as AINA President

After 18 years as president of the American Israel Numismatic Association (AINA), Mel Wacks is stepping down, he announced July 31. “I have had the pleasure and privilege of serving longer than any other AINA president, and it is time … Continue reading

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Jewish-American Hall of Fame Book Published

Jewish-American Hall of Fame medals issued from 1969 to 2019 have found homes in collections and museums around the world – becoming the longest continuing series of non-government art medals currently being issued in the world. Now, for the first … Continue reading

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Medal honors Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise

The Jewish-American Hall of Fame series of medals was launched 50 years ago under the direction of Mel Wacks, who continues to guide what is now the longest continuing series of art medals in the United States and perhaps the … Continue reading

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JAHF medal book free on Newman portal

Medal collectors, American history buffs, and those interested in Judaica can now read Jewish-American Hall of Fame Medals 1969-2019 by Mel Wacks on the Newman Numismatic Portal. Readers can find the book at https://nnp.wustl.edu/library/book/556056.     The volume features biographies … Continue reading

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