On 21st the September, according to the CCTV Station News Agency, the Vice President of the People’s Republic of China Wang Qishan investigated Shanghai City and Jiangsu Province. When he visited the Institute for the Jewish and Israel Studies at the Nanjing University, he was interested in browsing the Encyclopaedia Judaica which was edited by Professor of the School of Art Southeast University Lin Jiyao and by Professor Xu Xin of the Nanjing University. This book, published by the Shanghai People's Publishing House in 1993, was as heavy as 824 pages. In 1996, due to the invitation by the President Jiang Zemin to China, President Clinton assigned Mr Jewish Rabi Schneier to lead an American large religious delegation to visit China. When this large religious delegation visited President Jiang, Mr Schneier sent the book to President Jiang.