Archive for July, 2013

  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/07/16/829-august-book-club-tokyo-vice-american-reporter-police-beat-japan/"></div>When: Wednesday, August 28 7 pm – 9 pm (DATE CHANGE TO WEDNESDAY) Where: Flatiron Building, 175 Fifth Avenue Cost: $3-4 for snacks (bring your own beverages) RSVP/Questions: Make sure to register via the Facebook or email Liz Mathews at eimathew-at-gmail-dot-com [since your name needs to be on the security guest list to allow entry into the building, RSVP is required.] This month’s book will be Tokyo Vice: An American Reporter on the Police Beat in Japan by Jake Adelstein (soon to be a movie with Daniel Radcliffe!). Read the Amazon description below: A riveting true-life tale of newspaper noir and Japanese organized crime from an American investigative journalist. Jake Adelstein is the only American journalist ever to have been admitted to the insular […]<!-- 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-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/07/16/829-august-book-club-tokyo-vice-american-reporter-police-beat-japan/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (8/28) August Book Club: Tokyo Vice: An American Reporter on the Police Beat in Japan

    When: Wednesday, August 28 7 pm – 9 pm (DATE CHANGE TO WEDNESDAY) Where: Flatiron Building, 175 Fifth Avenue Cost: $3-4 for snacks (bring your own beverages) RSVP/Questions: Make sure to register via the Facebook or email Liz Mathews at eimathew-at-gmail-dot-com [since your name needs to be on the security guest list to allow entry into the building, RSVP is required.] This month’s book will be Tokyo Vice: An American Reporter on the Police Beat in Japan by Jake Adelstein (soon to be a movie with Daniel Radcliffe!). Read the Amazon description below: A riveting true-life tale of newspaper noir and Japanese organized crime from an American investigative journalist. Jake Adelstein is the only American journalist ever to have been admitted to the insular […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/07/16/seabrook-nj-obon-festival-july-20th/"></div>Come join JETAA New Jersey and Philly Subchapters on a fun road trip to the historic Global Village of Seabrook, New Jersey. We will visit local sites and attend a Japanese Obon festival honoring the spirits of one’s ancestors with joyous folk dance and powerful taiko drumming. It is a day in the country, discovering history, exploring spirituality and celebrating with gratitude those who have come before us. http://tinyurl.com/2013-Seabrook-Obon-nj-com Check out photos from last years trip: here JETAA New Jersey Facebook invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/268863693251751/ The trip consists of a visit to the Community center, where we will learn about the lives of Japanese-American and Japanese Peruvians who relocated to Seabrook from internment camps. After the community center visit, we will attend the […]<!-- 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-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/07/16/seabrook-nj-obon-festival-july-20th/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Seabrook, NJ Obon Festival – July 20th

    Come join JETAA New Jersey and Philly Subchapters on a fun road trip to the historic Global Village of Seabrook, New Jersey. We will visit local sites and attend a Japanese Obon festival honoring the spirits of one’s ancestors with joyous folk dance and powerful taiko drumming. It is a day in the country, discovering history, exploring spirituality and celebrating with gratitude those who have come before us. http://tinyurl.com/2013-Seabrook-Obon-nj-com Check out photos from last years trip: here JETAA New Jersey Facebook invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/268863693251751/ The trip consists of a visit to the Community center, where we will learn about the lives of Japanese-American and Japanese Peruvians who relocated to Seabrook from internment camps. After the community center visit, we will attend the […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/07/15/717-qa-happy-hour-departing-jets/"></div>When: Wednesday, July 17, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Beer Authority (300 West 40th St @ 8th Ave – right across from Port Authority) Cost: Everyone will pay for their own food/drinks. No need to do Paypal! RSVP: None needed, but feel free to on Facebook. This is the last chance that the new JETs will have to ask questions of their sempai before leaving for Japan next Saturday! All JET alums (and friends who don’t mind talking about Japan) are welcome to attend this informal happy hour. Beer Authority has nearly 200 different types of beer on tap (and bottle/can form and other drinks as well). Happy Hour is from 11 am(!) – 7 pm and certain beers are $5 (changes every night) and cocktails […]<!-- 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-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/07/15/717-qa-happy-hour-departing-jets/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (7/17) Q&A Happy Hour for Departing JETs

    When: Wednesday, July 17, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Beer Authority (300 West 40th St @ 8th Ave – right across from Port Authority) Cost: Everyone will pay for their own food/drinks. No need to do Paypal! RSVP: None needed, but feel free to on Facebook. This is the last chance that the new JETs will have to ask questions of their sempai before leaving for Japan next Saturday! All JET alums (and friends who don’t mind talking about Japan) are welcome to attend this informal happy hour. Beer Authority has nearly 200 different types of beer on tap (and bottle/can form and other drinks as well). Happy Hour is from 11 am(!) – 7 pm and certain beers are $5 (changes every night) and cocktails […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/07/15/jet-predeparture-documents-2013/"></div>“Extras” Omiyage Recommendations Ask Your Predecessor JET Job Skills CIR Handout Elementary School Handout High School Handout JET Job Skills Presentation (includes Elementary, JHS and HS) Life as a JET Presentation Small Group Discussions Being a Minority- African American Handout Being a Minority- Asian American Handout Being a Minority- LGBT Handout Being a Vegetarian in Japan Handout How to Study Japanese Handout Japanese Etiquette Handout What to Expect Your First Few Weeks Handout Travel in and around Japan Handout JET Money Management Presentation JET Money Management Handout<!-- 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-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/07/15/jet-predeparture-documents-2013/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JET Predeparture Documents 2013

    “Extras” Omiyage Recommendations Ask Your Predecessor JET Job Skills CIR Handout Elementary School Handout High School Handout JET Job Skills Presentation (includes Elementary, JHS and HS) Life as a JET Presentation Small Group Discussions Being a Minority- African American Handout Being a Minority- Asian American Handout Being a Minority- LGBT Handout Being a Vegetarian in Japan Handout How to Study Japanese Handout Japanese Etiquette Handout What to Expect Your First Few Weeks Handout Travel in and around Japan Handout JET Money Management Presentation JET Money Management Handout

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/07/15/jetaany-sunset-boat-cruise/"></div>JETAANY is setting sail on a sunset harbor cruise! Last year we have over 100 people in attendance.  For only only $11 per person enjoy a 3 hour sunset cruise departing from the eastside and traveling around the southern end of Manhattan over to the Statue of Liberty and up the west side for amazing views of the New York Skyline (and New Jersey).  Family, friends, and co-workers are welcome to join. (Must be age 21+)  Board the ship at New York Skyports Marina (23rd street and FDR) at 6:30pm.  The boat will return to dock at 10pm. When: Tuesday, August 6, 6:30pm – 10:00 pm Where: New York Skyports Marina (East River between E. 20th and 23rd Sts) [Address for Google: 24-30 FDR Drive, East […]<!-- 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-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/07/15/jetaany-sunset-boat-cruise/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (8/6) JETAANY Sunset Boat Cruise ~ SOLD OUT

    JETAANY is setting sail on a sunset harbor cruise! Last year we have over 100 people in attendance.  For only only $11 per person enjoy a 3 hour sunset cruise departing from the eastside and traveling around the southern end of Manhattan over to the Statue of Liberty and up the west side for amazing views of the New York Skyline (and New Jersey).  Family, friends, and co-workers are welcome to join. (Must be age 21+)  Board the ship at New York Skyports Marina (23rd street and FDR) at 6:30pm.  The boat will return to dock at 10pm. When: Tuesday, August 6, 6:30pm – 10:00 pm Where: New York Skyports Marina (East River between E. 20th and 23rd Sts) [Address for Google: 24-30 FDR Drive, East […]

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