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This Week in Mah Jongg: Game Strategy (Part 3)

October 12, 2021

In our previous article, we delved into the nitty-gritty of Charleston strategy. This time, we'll be moving into the game proper and will cover the essentials of early game strategies. In subsequent articles, we'll cover mid- and end-game strategies,...

This Week in Mah Jongg: Let’s Play!

This Week in Mah Jongg: Let’s Play!

BY JULIE AND PHILIPPE, ILOVEMAHJ.COM August 24, 2021

Our 5-part introduction to the fascinating game of American Mah Jongg is now complete and you have all the knowledge needed to start playing. If you didn't manage to catch all five tutorials, don't worry, you'll just need to search for "Mah Jongg" above...

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This Week in Mah Jongg: Playing the Game (Part 3)

By Julie and Philippe, ILoveMahj.com August 17, 2021

Welcome to the fifth tutorial in the Introduction to American Mah Jongg series, presented by I Love Mahj! If you've missed any, don't worry, you can easily find previous tutorials by typing the term Mah Jongg in the search box at the top right of this...

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This Week in Mah Jongg: Playing the Game (Part 2)

PHILLIPE AND JULIE, ILOVEMAHJ.COM August 10, 2021

Hello again and welcome to this week's Mah Jongg tutorial from the team at I Love Mahj! Last time we discussed the early part of the game, including setting up and the various parts of the Charleston. This time, we'll be moving into the main segment...

This Week in Mah Jongg: Playing the Game (Part 1)

This Week in Mah Jongg: Playing the Game (Part 1)

Phillipe and Julie, ILoveMahj.com August 3, 2021

So far, in this tutorial series presented by I Love Mahj, we've discussed the various tiles found in an American Mah Jongg set and how to read the card published each year by the National Mah Jongg League (NMJL). As you'll recall, the object of the...

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This Week In Maajh: Beginner’s guide to American Mah Jongg

ilovemahj.com, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT July 19, 2021

We hope you enjoyed the kick-off of this new weekly column, This Week In Mah Jongg, or as the cool kids call it, "Maajh." Last week we started by explaining the rich history of the game and how Mah Jongg in America created economic and cultural change,...

This Week In Mah Jongg: The Jewish history of Mah Jongg is complicated

This Week In Mah Jongg: The Jewish history of Mah Jongg is complicated

Jessica Turnoff Ferrari, KVELLER July 5, 2021

This story originally appeared on Kveller, 70 Faces Media’s Jewish parenting site. In case a pandemic wasn’t quite enough, over the past year we watched the world erupt with desperate calls for social justice, and our society turned an eye toward...

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