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Tag: Mah Jongg
May 30, 2012 | 11:23 am
August 6, 2008 | 8:07 pm
I hate to start my blog off like this, but its necessary. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart totally ripped me off. As many of the VideoJew watchers know, I’m a huge fan of the elderly Jewish scene. I’ve learned Mah Jongg and even attended the 94th Annual Hadassah convention (see...
December 20, 2007 | 12:26 pm
Sure, mah-jongg is a game classically known for its appeal to old Jewish women, but so is bingo and scrabble. And I love those games, so why not mah-jongg?
But a 23-year-old nudnik playing mah-jongg? I know, that’s almost as crazy of as an 83-year-old yenta playing Donkey Kong....