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Discover Mah Jongg
Sponsor The Contemporary Jewish Museum
Type of Event Arts & Culture
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Description The American version of Mah Jongg (or Maajh), a rummy-like game played with tiles rather than cards that originated in China, rose to popularity in the Jewish community in the early 20th century. This Mahj ClubTM Beginner Class Series with Sara Linden will cover tile recognition, strategy, and rules. Each student receives an official National Mah Jongg League playing card and will learn how to get their own “Mahj on” by the completion of the series. Seating is limited for the three-part series and advance registration is required. A Mah Jongg enthusiast for over 15 years, Linden is at the forefront of the Gen X Mahj Renaissance. Her early skills were honed alongside her mother, over whom she now regularly triumphs. While Linden’s professional career moved her around the United States from Los Angeles to Charleston to San Francisco, she began creating Mahj clubs to connect with peers in new cities. DATES:Three Thursdays: November 3, 10, and 17, 2011
Date/Dates November 10 2011 - November 17 2011
Times 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cost $60 general for the series (includes Museum admission) – advance registration required
Street Address 735 Mission Street Google Map
Location San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
Contact Information
Contact Name thecontemporaryjewishmuseum
Email(s) info@thecjm.org
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http://www.thecjm.org                                        
Phone Number (415) 344-8800
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Religion None
Audience Adult Children of Interfaith Relationships, College Students, Couples, Families, Gay/Lesbian, Grandparents, Men, Parents, Parents of Children in Interfaith Relationships, People of All Faiths, Singles, Teens, Women, Young Children
People who are interested in Popular Culture
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