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  • <div class="at-above-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/03/02/platforms-for-jetaany-executive-officers-are-due-march-15th/"></div>Contact elections@jetaany.org if you have any questions Are you interested in getting involved with the JET Alumni Association in New York?  JETAANY is looking for new leaders, organizers, and awesome alumni to help grow the chapter! We are accepting platforms on what makes you a good candidate and how you can take JETAANY to the next level. Available positions: President Vice President Treasurer Secretary Positions are held for one year starting April 1 and ending March 31 the following year. Position descriptions are on the JETAANY website. If you wish to be considered for a JETAANY Executive Officer position, send your platform to elections@jetaany.org by March 15, 2021.  In accordance with our bylaws, the selection of executive officers will be made by the Board of Directors based […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/03/02/platforms-for-jetaany-executive-officers-are-due-march-15th/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Platforms for JETAANY Executive Officers are due March 15th.

    Contact elections@jetaany.org if you have any questions Are you interested in getting involved with the JET Alumni Association in New York?  JETAANY is looking for new leaders, organizers, and awesome alumni to help grow the chapter! We are accepting platforms on what makes you a good candidate and how you can take JETAANY to the next level. Available positions: President Vice President Treasurer Secretary Positions are held for one year starting April 1 and ending March 31 the following year. Position descriptions are on the JETAANY website. If you wish to be considered for a JETAANY Executive Officer position, send your platform to elections@jetaany.org by March 15, 2021.  In accordance with our bylaws, the selection of executive officers will be made by the Board of Directors based […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/02/17/3-3-movie-night-mary-and-the-witchs-flower/"></div>**Image is sole property of Studio Ponoc and Netflix** Movie Night: Mary and The Witch’s FlowerDate: Wednesday, March 3rdTime: 7:30pm movie (log in 10 min early so we can start on time) RSVP: Register for the Zoom Link Here*Please register beforehand using the Zoom link. Shortly before the start of the movie, the Netflix Party room link will be emailed. About the Movie:“Young Mary follows a mysterious cat into the nearby forest and discovers an old broomstick and the strange Fly-by-Night flower, a rare plant that blossoms once every seven years. Together, the flower and the broomstick whisk Mary above the clouds, and far away to Endor College — a school of magic run by headmistress Madam Mumblechook and the brilliant […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/02/17/3-3-movie-night-mary-and-the-witchs-flower/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    3/3 Movie Night: Mary and The Witch’s Flower

    **Image is sole property of Studio Ponoc and Netflix** Movie Night: Mary and The Witch’s FlowerDate: Wednesday, March 3rdTime: 7:30pm movie (log in 10 min early so we can start on time) RSVP: Register for the Zoom Link Here*Please register beforehand using the Zoom link. Shortly before the start of the movie, the Netflix Party room link will be emailed. About the Movie:“Young Mary follows a mysterious cat into the nearby forest and discovers an old broomstick and the strange Fly-by-Night flower, a rare plant that blossoms once every seven years. Together, the flower and the broomstick whisk Mary above the clouds, and far away to Endor College — a school of magic run by headmistress Madam Mumblechook and the brilliant […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/02/17/3-2-book-club-silence/"></div>For March we will be reading SILENCE, Shusaku Endo’s masterpiece about Christianity in 17th-century Japan. Bonus points if you watch Martin Scorsese’s cinematic adaptation, which can be rented for about $3 on several streaming services. Register through Zoom at https://bit.ly/3sRwbEs to receive meeting information. And planning ahead: April book will be The Master of Go by Yasunari Kawabata. While we usually meet in person over pizza, we’ll be gathering virtually for the time being. Feel free to eat and drink during the meeting. Joining late is OK, too! The JETAANY Book Club is open to anyone with an interest in Japan and a love of reading. Please join us for a casual, nonjudgmental discussion! Questions via Facebook or by emailing bookclub[at]jetaany[dot]org.<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/02/17/3-2-book-club-silence/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    3/2 Book Club: Silence

    For March we will be reading SILENCE, Shusaku Endo’s masterpiece about Christianity in 17th-century Japan. Bonus points if you watch Martin Scorsese’s cinematic adaptation, which can be rented for about $3 on several streaming services. Register through Zoom at https://bit.ly/3sRwbEs to receive meeting information. And planning ahead: April book will be The Master of Go by Yasunari Kawabata. While we usually meet in person over pizza, we’ll be gathering virtually for the time being. Feel free to eat and drink during the meeting. Joining late is OK, too! The JETAANY Book Club is open to anyone with an interest in Japan and a love of reading. Please join us for a casual, nonjudgmental discussion! Questions via Facebook or by emailing bookclub[at]jetaany[dot]org.

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  • <div class="at-above-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/02/17/2-24-mothra-the-last-train/"></div>JETAANY, JETAA Mid-South, and JETAA Texoma are co-sponsoring a virtual mothra event! Hannah from JETAA Texoma will be moderating the session. MOTHRA is a storytelling event – open to JET alums and their friends to attend online (for free)! We are also looking for six JET alum presenters to share a five minute-ish story, from their time on JET, about the theme. The theme for this event is: “The Last Train.” You could share a story about dashing to catch the last train, hijinks taking place while on the last train, or the trials and tribulations that come from missing that ever so precious last train on a night out in Japan.  There will be short breaks between storytellers to […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/02/17/2-24-mothra-the-last-train/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    2/24 MOTHRA: The Last Train

    JETAANY, JETAA Mid-South, and JETAA Texoma are co-sponsoring a virtual mothra event! Hannah from JETAA Texoma will be moderating the session. MOTHRA is a storytelling event – open to JET alums and their friends to attend online (for free)! We are also looking for six JET alum presenters to share a five minute-ish story, from their time on JET, about the theme. The theme for this event is: “The Last Train.” You could share a story about dashing to catch the last train, hijinks taking place while on the last train, or the trials and tribulations that come from missing that ever so precious last train on a night out in Japan.  There will be short breaks between storytellers to […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/02/17/sashiko-sampler-kits-stitching-nights/"></div>Literally translated as “little stabs,” Japanese sashiko stitching is a practical form of embroidery traditionally employed to reinforce and patch worn-out material. While still utilized in mending, sashiko’s signature white-on-blue geometric patterns lends itself to decorative use as well. JETAANY is pleased to team up with Jessica Marquez of Miniature Rhinoto equip you with everything you need to try your hand at sashiko! JET alumni can purchase a Sashiko Sampler Kit for the special price of $13 (retail value $22, plus shipping), and will be sent six 4” fabric squares with printed patterns, thread and needles, and easy-to-follow instructions. We invite you to join us for one or both JETAANY Virtual Craft Nights in March, where we’ll share some basic tips and enjoy communal stitching. Note: […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/02/17/sashiko-sampler-kits-stitching-nights/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Sashiko Sampler Kits & Stitching Nights

    Literally translated as “little stabs,” Japanese sashiko stitching is a practical form of embroidery traditionally employed to reinforce and patch worn-out material. While still utilized in mending, sashiko’s signature white-on-blue geometric patterns lends itself to decorative use as well. JETAANY is pleased to team up with Jessica Marquez of Miniature Rhinoto equip you with everything you need to try your hand at sashiko! JET alumni can purchase a Sashiko Sampler Kit for the special price of $13 (retail value $22, plus shipping), and will be sent six 4” fabric squares with printed patterns, thread and needles, and easy-to-follow instructions. We invite you to join us for one or both JETAANY Virtual Craft Nights in March, where we’ll share some basic tips and enjoy communal stitching. Note: […]

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