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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/11/01/2019-onigiri-making-workshop-sun-11-17/"></div>For the second year in a row, JETAANY, JAA, and the Consulate will be joining in a pre-Thanksgiving community volunteer effort on November 17th to make onigiri, or riceballs, for a good cause that will benefit people of all ages. We’ll be participating in an “Onigiri Action” event started by the Japanese nonprofit, Table for Two, in which each social media posting of our onigiri will provide 5 school meals to children in need in the U.S. and East Africa (this is funded by Japanese corporations). More info HERE Additionally, this year, we will be able to donate the onigiri to Japanese seniors at Isabella House, an independent living center for elders in Inwood. Please join us! Sunday, November 17th […]<!-- 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/2019/11/01/2019-onigiri-making-workshop-sun-11-17/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    2019 Onigiri Making Workshop [Sun, 11/17]

    For the second year in a row, JETAANY, JAA, and the Consulate will be joining in a pre-Thanksgiving community volunteer effort on November 17th to make onigiri, or riceballs, for a good cause that will benefit people of all ages. We’ll be participating in an “Onigiri Action” event started by the Japanese nonprofit, Table for Two, in which each social media posting of our onigiri will provide 5 school meals to children in need in the U.S. and East Africa (this is funded by Japanese corporations). More info HERE Additionally, this year, we will be able to donate the onigiri to Japanese seniors at Isabella House, an independent living center for elders in Inwood. Please join us! Sunday, November 17th […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/10/13/ramen-dinner-and-open-chapter-meeting-wed-10-23/"></div>**JET only event** Note: You will need to register & pay via the link below. Clicking “Attending” doesn’t count as registration.https://www.cognitoforms.com/JETAlumniAssociationInc/_2019OpenMeetingRamenHappyHour Join us for some mid-week ramen! We will also have an open chapter meeting with short intros, JETAANY updates, and a brainstorming session with attendees. Ramen Dinner and Open Chapter Meeting7:30-9:30pm Hide-chan Ramen314 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019(between 8th and 9th)http://www.hidechanramen.nyc/Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/1AM2mdzYdE3fZoKp6 Price: Early Bird (until 10/20): $10.53Regular: $15.64 Includes: Ramen + 2 drinks (beer or non-alcoholic options) *Afterwards, drinks are available from the cash bar. Each person pays for their own drinks.*Vegetarian options available Register: https://www.cognitoforms.com/JETAlumniAssociationInc/_2019OpenMeetingRamenHappyHour Questions? Contact Andy at president@jetaany.org **JETAANY is a registered 50(c)3 nonprofit organization and according to our bylaws we are […]<!-- 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/2019/10/13/ramen-dinner-and-open-chapter-meeting-wed-10-23/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Ramen Dinner and Open Chapter Meeting [Wed, 10/23]

    **JET only event** Note: You will need to register & pay via the link below. Clicking “Attending” doesn’t count as registration.https://www.cognitoforms.com/JETAlumniAssociationInc/_2019OpenMeetingRamenHappyHour Join us for some mid-week ramen! We will also have an open chapter meeting with short intros, JETAANY updates, and a brainstorming session with attendees. Ramen Dinner and Open Chapter Meeting7:30-9:30pm Hide-chan Ramen314 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019(between 8th and 9th)http://www.hidechanramen.nyc/Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/1AM2mdzYdE3fZoKp6 Price: Early Bird (until 10/20): $10.53Regular: $15.64 Includes: Ramen + 2 drinks (beer or non-alcoholic options) *Afterwards, drinks are available from the cash bar. Each person pays for their own drinks.*Vegetarian options available Register: https://www.cognitoforms.com/JETAlumniAssociationInc/_2019OpenMeetingRamenHappyHour Questions? Contact Andy at president@jetaany.org **JETAANY is a registered 50(c)3 nonprofit organization and according to our bylaws we are […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/07/31/8-21-2019-jetaany-sunset-boat-cruise/"></div>The Japan Exchange and Teaching Alumni Association of NY (JETAANY) is setting sail on our annual sunset harbor cruise on Wednesday, August 21! We have our own private boat and this is one of our most popular events, with over 100 attendees each year. For an AMAZING deal enjoy a 3-hour sunset cruise departing from the East Side and traveling around the southern end of Manhattan, over to the Statue of Liberty, and up the West Side — for some spectacularly stunning views of the New York and New Jersey skylines. Both JETs and Friends of JET are welcome, but guests must be 21 due to the on-board cash bar. Feel free to spread the word and invite friends, family, […]<!-- 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/2019/07/31/8-21-2019-jetaany-sunset-boat-cruise/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (8/21) 2019 JETAANY Sunset Boat Cruise

    The Japan Exchange and Teaching Alumni Association of NY (JETAANY) is setting sail on our annual sunset harbor cruise on Wednesday, August 21! We have our own private boat and this is one of our most popular events, with over 100 attendees each year. For an AMAZING deal enjoy a 3-hour sunset cruise departing from the East Side and traveling around the southern end of Manhattan, over to the Statue of Liberty, and up the West Side — for some spectacularly stunning views of the New York and New Jersey skylines. Both JETs and Friends of JET are welcome, but guests must be 21 due to the on-board cash bar. Feel free to spread the word and invite friends, family, […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/07/25/jetaany-nihongo-dojo-for-alumni/"></div>Hiya, area alumni! Are you looking to brush up on the Japanese that’s started slipping away over time? Our new bimonthly course is tailored specifically for your needs, as overseen by the consummate language-teaching professional and fellow alumna, Sara Hamada! Her lessons are fun, informative, and provide a great chance for some networking to boot–and I speak from experience! For $10 per lesson you attend (or $15 at the door if you don’t pre-register), you can roll up to CLAIR NY and get back into the groove of speaking Japanese with ex-JET friends new and old. Attend each of the six lessons in the year, and earn a discount! The first date is on August 8! 6:30 to 8:30 at […]<!-- 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/2019/07/25/jetaany-nihongo-dojo-for-alumni/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JETAANY Nihongo Dojo (for alumni)

    Hiya, area alumni! Are you looking to brush up on the Japanese that’s started slipping away over time? Our new bimonthly course is tailored specifically for your needs, as overseen by the consummate language-teaching professional and fellow alumna, Sara Hamada! Her lessons are fun, informative, and provide a great chance for some networking to boot–and I speak from experience! For $10 per lesson you attend (or $15 at the door if you don’t pre-register), you can roll up to CLAIR NY and get back into the groove of speaking Japanese with ex-JET friends new and old. Attend each of the six lessons in the year, and earn a discount! The first date is on August 8! 6:30 to 8:30 at […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/06/12/6-22-happy-hour-with-the-2019-outgoing-jets/"></div>When: Saturday, June 22nd 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Where: Faces and Names (159 West 54th St @ 7th Ave) Google Map HERE Cost: Everyone will pay for their own food/drinks. No need to do Paypal! RSVP: Let us know you’re coming and invite friends on Facebook HERE Share your sempai wisdom over a beer or two with the outgoing JETs! During the day, they will have attended their Pre-Departure Orientation and will likely be full of questions and excitement to hear about your stories from the inaka (or shi). This is a great chance to re-connect with other alums and get natsukashii about your experiences while helping the newbies prepare for their voyage to Japan!<!-- 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/2019/06/12/6-22-happy-hour-with-the-2019-outgoing-jets/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (6/22) Happy Hour with the 2019 Outgoing JETs!

    When: Saturday, June 22nd 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Where: Faces and Names (159 West 54th St @ 7th Ave) Google Map HERE Cost: Everyone will pay for their own food/drinks. No need to do Paypal! RSVP: Let us know you’re coming and invite friends on Facebook HERE Share your sempai wisdom over a beer or two with the outgoing JETs! During the day, they will have attended their Pre-Departure Orientation and will likely be full of questions and excitement to hear about your stories from the inaka (or shi). This is a great chance to re-connect with other alums and get natsukashii about your experiences while helping the newbies prepare for their voyage to Japan!

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