Posts Tagged ‘ board games ’

Meet the Mystical Mah Jongg Bubbe

June 17, 2015
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Meet the Mystical Mah Jongg Bubbe

Karen Gooen is a woman of many talents. She’s been a copy editor, a camp transportation director, a budget analyst, and has spent nearly forty years writing nonfiction. But one thing is certain: her true calling is mah jongg. Searching for Bubbe Fischer: The Path to Mah Jongg Wisdom, Gooen’s…

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How Mah-Jongg Became Jewish

December 12, 2014
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How Mah-Jongg Became Jewish

How did a game that graced ancient Chinese tables (in the company, some posit, of…

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Who Hid the Chametz?

March 29, 2012
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In the weeks before Passover begins, the search for chametz can be all-consuming. Some people get intense with their spring…

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Faking Hebrew for Beginners

January 20, 2012
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One of the best ways to develop an…

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