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  • From China to your card table

    May 30, 2012 | 11:23 am

    American pop culture is filled with ethnic cuisines, art and games that have traversed the veritable chasm from curiosity to mainstream success. From burritos to sushi, Sudoku to surfing, many once-exotic fads have become part of the tapestry of American life. And though some of...

  • Newest mah-jongg players ‘crak’ stereotypes.  Bam!

    By Jay Firestone

    December 20, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Elaine Sandberg fits the mold of what you would expect to encounter when you consider someone who plays American mah-jongg. She's Jewish and just past retirement age.

    But the 70-something L.A. mah-jongg instructor, who has taught the game for Holland American Cruise Lines and...

  • Young Jewish male takes ‘crak’ at mah-jongg

    By Jay Firestone

    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....

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