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A podcast where we talk about all things mah jongg. Informative discussions and exciting guests help me create a fun and engaging podcast. Whether you are a new player or have been playing mah jongg for decades, this podcast has something for everyone. Bam! Crak! Dot! Let's talk about mah jongg! Continue Reading >>
A podcast where we talk about all things mah jongg. Informative discussions and exciting guests help me create a fun and engaging podcast. Whether you are a new player or have been playing mah jongg for decades, this podcast has something for everyone. Bam! Crak! Dot! Let's talk about mah jongg! << Show Less
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A Mah Jongg Documentary In today’s episode I interview NYU student Joy Wu, who chose the theme of mah jongg for a class documentary project. She filmed Linda Feinstein, mah jongg teacher and founder of Mah Jongg Mondays in New York City. Linda joins me back at the podcast to share her experience being the central character in the documentary. As Linda recently decided to close the weekly games at Sarabeth’s after eighteen years, being in this documentary will forever record Linda’s love, enthusiasm and mark on the world of Manhattan’s mah jongg players.   You can contact Linda Feinstein at Mahjonggteacher@aol.com   Fern's book, Mah Jonng Mondays, can be found on Amazon.com or at your local bookseller.   Want to support the show? Please consider becoming a Patron at patreon.com/mahjonggmondays
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A Mah Jongg Documentary In today’s episode I interview NYU student Joy Wu, who chose the theme of mah jongg for a class documentary project. She filmed Linda Feinstein, mah jongg teacher and founder of Mah Jongg Mondays in New York City. Linda joins me back at the podcast to share her experience being the central character in the documentary. As Linda recently decided to close the weekly games at Sarabeth’s after eighteen years, being in this documentary will forever record Linda’s love, enthusiasm and mark on the world of Manhattan’s mah jongg players.   You can contact Linda Feinstein at Mahjonggteacher@aol.com   Fern's book, Mah Jonng Mondays, can be found on Amazon.com or at your local bookseller.   Want to support the show? Please consider becoming a Patron at patreon.com/mahjonggmondays
MahjCon 2022 In today’s episode Fern welcomes two guests to the podcast. The first is Debbie Barnett, co-founder of MahjCon along with her partner Michele Frizzelle. We’ll discuss details about the upcoming event happening in October in Boca Raton, Fl.  Fern’s second guest is Theresa Bounassi who attended MahjCon last year. Theresa also shares her love of teaching and playing mahj and she shares how she recently connected with new friends in her new home in Alaska through the game of mah jongg. I’m wishing everyone a happy July 4th!   Discount Code: Fern10   https://mahjcon.com/   https://americanmahjonggventures.com/knowledge-base/   https://www.dazamahjong.com/   Dix Hills Mahjong:  https://ms-my.facebook.com/events/425939009407557   Fern's book, Mah Jonng Mondays, can be found on Amazon.com or at your local bookseller.   Want to support the show? Please consider becoming a Patron at patreon.com/mahjonggmondays
Mah Jongg Mondays 100th Episode! Let’s celebrate! Liam and I are excited to have reached the 100th episode of the podcast. I have some very special people joining me on the podcast today to help me celebrate this milestone episode. My guest today is Karen Gooen who will be talking with me about back up hands and the positive effects that technology and social media had during the trying time we all encountered during covid. MJTI! was and is a fantastic Facebook home for us all to come together and share our love for mah jongg. My thanks to each of you for your listenership and for helping me to grow the podcast by sharing it with your mah jongg friends and family members. It’s one for all and all for mahj!    Karen's blog can be found at and her book Looking for Bubbe Fischer can be found on Amazon.com or at your local independent bookseller.   The episode with Lorraine that Fern and Liam were referencing was Episode 65, which can be found here.   Fern's book, Mah Jonng Mondays, can be found on Amazon.com or at your local bookseller.   Want to support the show? Please consider becoming a Patron at patreon.com/mahjonggmondays (I have hidden a surprise over there! Don't tell Fern! -Liam)
Mah Jongg For Memories In today’s episode Fern welcomes Jenelle Schatz to the podcast. They will discuss Mah Jongg For Memories, an organization Jenelle started after losing her husband to Alzeheimer’s in 2012. Jenelle found support, friendship and fun through learning mah jongg and joining in weekly games after her husband passed away. She now teaches mahj, loves tournaments and combining her love of the game with helping raise money and awareness about Alzheimers.    Brian Dressler stops by the podcast with  a special offer for us all. His new art deco set is hot off the press and he is offering $50 off to podcast listeners. Use promo code Fern50.   Enjoy the episode and mahj—on! All the links in the episode are below:   www.alz.org   Jenelle can be contacted at Jenelle.schatz@gmail.com   Ahuva Ellner can be contacted at Ahuvasellner@aol.com   Brian Dressler’s links:   Individual ivory tiles Individual white tiles   www.dazamahjong.com   mahjcon.com
Game Show Fun with Mah Jongg Moms! In today’s fun-filled episode join guests Jan Zegel, Mary Lechman and mah jongg’s funny lady Lorraine Urist, as they share their experience of being on the national tv game show: The Chain Reaction. Then get ready for some podcast game show fun as Fern tests their mahj knowledge. Liam joins in the game show fun too! Fern's book, Mah Jonng Mondays, can be found on Amazon.com or at your local bookseller.   Want to support the show? Please consider becoming a Patron at patreon.com/mahjonggmondays
2022 Card Analysis Join Fern and two guests in this information packed episode. Fern’s first guest is Sally Hall, a mahj player whose analytical mind promts her to take a deeper dive into the card. Fern’s second guest is mahj teacher and enthusiast Daron Barness. Daron helps us identify patterns and rhythms and she highlights some card insights for us all. So grab your card, a pencil and paper and lets get our mahj—on!    Sally can be contacted at Sallyhallhb@gmail.com   Daron's website can be found at www.majbydaron.com   themahjongline.com   Fern's book, Mah Jonng Mondays, can be found on Amazon.com or at your local bookseller.   Want to support the show? Please consider becoming a Patron at patreon.com/mahjonggmondays
Mah Jongg Master Karen Gooen Talks About The New 2022 Card Join Fern and returning guest Karen Gooen, aka Bubbe Fischer. Karen is a mah jongg teacher, strategist and analyst extraordinaire. Karen also has written three books with the theme of mah jongg and has spoken all around the country about her books and mah jongg wisdom. Go grab your new card, a pen and paper and lets dive into the new card with Karen.    You can visit Karen's blog at bubbemj.blogspot.com, and you can purchase her book Searching for Bubbe Fischer: The Path to Mah Jongg Wisdom on Amazon.com or through your local bookseller.   themahjongline.com   Fern's book, Mah Jonng Mondays, can be found on Amazon.com or at your local bookseller.   Want to support the show? Please consider becoming a Patron at patreon.com/mahjonggmondays
Here It Is! The 2022 Card! It’s that incredibly special mah jongg time of the year! Our 2022 cards are arriving and the excitement is felt nation-wide! In today’s episode Lorraine Urist will give us some card highlights and insights. Let’s get our mahj-on!!   www.mahshelpinghand.com   www.ilovemahj.com   Fern's book, Mah Jonng Mondays, can be found on Amazon.com or at your local bookseller.   Want to support the show? Please consider becoming a Patron at patreon.com/mahjonggmondays
New Card Anticipation! We’re just two weeks away from receiving our new 2022 mah jongg cards! How do you review and learn the new card? In this weeks episode Fern welcomes Lorraine Urist back to talk about tips and strategies to use when your card arrives.   Fern's book, Mah Jonng Mondays, can be found on Amazon.com or at your local bookseller.   Want to support the show? Please consider becoming a Patron at patreon.com/mahjonggmondays
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