About JETAANYThe Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program Alumni Association of New York (JETAANY) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization serving over 2,000 members in the tri-state area. JET Alumni have all lived and worked in Japan as English teachers in the Japanese Public School System. JETAANY’s mission is to assist returning JETs with acclimating to life and work in New York, foster education and understanding of Japanese culture and strengthen the ties between JET alumni and the Japanese community. We do this through a wide variety of social, cultural, professional and athletic events throughout the year.
Japan Photo Contest
- JQ Magazine: Nippon in New York — ‘Shin Godzilla,’ New York Comic Con, Ramen Slurpfest, ‘We Are X’
- JQ Magazine: Book Review — ‘Tokio Whip’
- JQ Magazine: Book Review — ‘Diary of a Tokyo Teen’
- JQ Magazine: Nippon in New York — Perfume, Guitar Wolf, Digimon Premiere, The Joy of Sake
- JQ Magazine: Manga Review — ‘The Osamu Tezuka Story’
Archive for January, 2008
Posted on January 24, 2008 | No CommentsThe Winter 2008 issue of the JETAANY Newsletter is now online. Check it out! Other Japan-related news: A Relaxing Tradition Dips a Toe in the 21st Century Solving a Riddle Wrapped in a Mystery Inside a Cookie Losing an Edge, Japanese Envy India’s Schools High Mercury Levels Are Found in Tuna Sushi And finally, a shameless plug: JETAANY Webmaster Lee-Sean Huang’s band, HEPNOVA, has a new track available online. Check it out here.
Posted on January 24, 2008 | No CommentsCome Join the Fun! Dear JET Alums, Because you are so special, we are putting on a super special event for you this Quarterly Meeting. We have reserved the Cha-an Tea House on 9th St. in Little Tokyo (East Village). In addition to attending to our regular business, a traditional Japanese dinner and delicious teas will be served! See below for the agenda and the menu, and feel free to bring your own topics and concerns!
Posted on January 11, 2008 | No CommentsNew York, NY, December 20, 2007—Trend Pot, Inc.(Tetsuji Shintani, President/CEO) announces Magazine Cover Contest for Chopsticks New York. Chopsticks New York is a monthly free magazine solely devoted to information about Japanese related shops, restaurants, topics, and events in New York as well as culture, phenomena and trends in Japan. The purpose of this contest is not only to discover an artist who would contribute his/her works for the cover of Chopsticks New York for one year, but also to promote new talents in the art industry. The final contestants will exhibit their works at an art gallery in New York City. Anybody can enter the contest. No experience required as long as they have their own vision for this […]
Posted on January 11, 2008 | No CommentsJETAANY is throwing a Shinnenkai (New Year’s Party) at Naniwa in Midtown on January 26th. Spaces are limited, so contact a JETAANY representative for more information. RSVP is mandatory Details Date: Saturday January 26th Location: Naniwa 4 E 46th St Time: 7pm to 9pm Menu: All-you-can eat Shabu Shabu and all-you-can drink Price: $40