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JETAANY President JET participant in Saitama Ken 2002-2004

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/12/07/2022-nengajo-exchange/"></div>Let’s welcome in a new year by sending personal “snail mail” greetings to fellow JETAANY members. Your New Year’s card can be store-bought or a handmade work of art – either way, it’s sure to bring a little cheer through the USPS. Your simple gesture conveying gratitude, hope, humor or wishes for a wonderful 2022 will surely be appreciated. Last year 43 alumni participated in the card exchange. You must live within the U.S. to participate due to postage costs.  How it works: Fill out the Google form by December 12th. You will receive an email with the mailing address of one JETAANY member.  This will be a fun way to connect with another alum in our community, whether it’s a […]<!-- 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/2021/12/07/2022-nengajo-exchange/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    2022 Nengajo Exchange

    Let’s welcome in a new year by sending personal “snail mail” greetings to fellow JETAANY members. Your New Year’s card can be store-bought or a handmade work of art – either way, it’s sure to bring a little cheer through the USPS. Your simple gesture conveying gratitude, hope, humor or wishes for a wonderful 2022 will surely be appreciated. Last year 43 alumni participated in the card exchange. You must live within the U.S. to participate due to postage costs.  How it works: Fill out the Google form by December 12th. You will receive an email with the mailing address of one JETAANY member.  This will be a fun way to connect with another alum in our community, whether it’s a […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/08/25/sashimi-picnic-under-the-stars/"></div>Date: Friday, September 17 Time: 6:00 PM ET Location: Bryant Park, meet at the northeast corner of the grass, closest to the library Details: Join JETAANY for a delicious picnic of Kaisendon (???, sashimi over rice) in Bryant Park.  Pre-order your dinner to secure a great discount.  Due to budgeting, this event is for JET alumni only. This is a great chance to meet other NYC JET alumni, learn about the organization, and brainstorm while enjoying some delicious Japanese food.  Please bring your own non-alcoholic beverages as well as blankets, chairs, etc. (You are also welcome to bring your own food if you prefer.) Dinner Options: Tuna Tar Tar Don includes Marinated Tuna, Tuna Chunk, Tororo (JET $10, original price […]<!-- 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/2021/08/25/sashimi-picnic-under-the-stars/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (9/17) Sashimi Picnic under the Stars

    Date: Friday, September 17 Time: 6:00 PM ET Location: Bryant Park, meet at the northeast corner of the grass, closest to the library Details: Join JETAANY for a delicious picnic of Kaisendon (???, sashimi over rice) in Bryant Park.  Pre-order your dinner to secure a great discount.  Due to budgeting, this event is for JET alumni only. This is a great chance to meet other NYC JET alumni, learn about the organization, and brainstorm while enjoying some delicious Japanese food.  Please bring your own non-alcoholic beverages as well as blankets, chairs, etc. (You are also welcome to bring your own food if you prefer.) Dinner Options: Tuna Tar Tar Don includes Marinated Tuna, Tuna Chunk, Tororo (JET $10, original price […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/08/24/9-21-craft-night-kumihimo-braids/"></div>Date: Tuesday, September 21Time: 5:30 pm EDTLocation: Bryant Park, meet at the northeast corner of the grass, closest to the libraryDetails: Let’s meet up in the park to try our hand at braiding kumihimo (???), traditional Japanese cord. If you have experience with this technique we would love to learn from you! We are working on sourcing affordable supplies and will provide all the materials you need for $10 or less. Check Facebook for updated event details. https://www.facebook.com/events/927842427769977<!-- 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/2021/08/24/9-21-craft-night-kumihimo-braids/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (9/21) Craft Night: Kumihimo braids

    Date: Tuesday, September 21Time: 5:30 pm EDTLocation: Bryant Park, meet at the northeast corner of the grass, closest to the libraryDetails: Let’s meet up in the park to try our hand at braiding kumihimo (???), traditional Japanese cord. If you have experience with this technique we would love to learn from you! We are working on sourcing affordable supplies and will provide all the materials you need for $10 or less. Check Facebook for updated event details. https://www.facebook.com/events/927842427769977

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/08/20/8-28-brooklyn-cyclones-baseball-game/"></div>In celebration of Japan winning Olympic Gold in baseball and softball, let’s cheer on the Brooklyn Cyclones, our local minor league team!  JETAANY has secured a great deal for our group – pre-purchase your tickets while supplies last, as we have only a limited number of tickets at this amazing price.  (Regular priced tickets are $18 at the gate or $22 online.)  Deadline for pre-purchase is Wed., 8/25. Date: Saturday, August 28 Time: First pitch 6pm Location: Maimonides Park (1904 Surf Ave., Brooklyn – close to the F D N Q subways) Cost: $12 (pre-purchase only) Your pre-purchased JETAANY ticket includes: Ticket pick-up at Will Call under your name Reserved seating with the group in a prime location Brooklyn Cyclones […]<!-- 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/2021/08/20/8-28-brooklyn-cyclones-baseball-game/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    8/28 Brooklyn Cyclones Baseball Game

    In celebration of Japan winning Olympic Gold in baseball and softball, let’s cheer on the Brooklyn Cyclones, our local minor league team!  JETAANY has secured a great deal for our group – pre-purchase your tickets while supplies last, as we have only a limited number of tickets at this amazing price.  (Regular priced tickets are $18 at the gate or $22 online.)  Deadline for pre-purchase is Wed., 8/25. Date: Saturday, August 28 Time: First pitch 6pm Location: Maimonides Park (1904 Surf Ave., Brooklyn – close to the F D N Q subways) Cost: $12 (pre-purchase only) Your pre-purchased JETAANY ticket includes: Ticket pick-up at Will Call under your name Reserved seating with the group in a prime location Brooklyn Cyclones […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/05/05/5-26-jetaany-netflix-party-giri-haji-duty-shame/"></div>Date: Wednesday, May 26, 2021Time: 8 PM (log in 5-10 min early so we can start on time) RSVP: Respond “Going/interested” to this Facebook event page. Or email Ann to get the link before the party.   A Teleparty link will be shared 10 minutes beforehand for those who will join. TV Show: Giri/Haji (Duty/Shame) (Japanese: ??/?). (There are 8 episodes total. We will only be watching the first one.) About the TV show: Translating to Duty/Shame and set in both Tokyo and London, “Giri/Haji” is a thriller about a Tokyo detective named Kenzo Mori, scouring the London underworld to find his allegedly deceased brother, Yuto. Yuto was accused of brutally murdering the nephew of a yakuza member, which could lead […]<!-- 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/2021/05/05/5-26-jetaany-netflix-party-giri-haji-duty-shame/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (5/26) JETAANY Netflix Party Giri/Haji (Duty/Shame)

    Date: Wednesday, May 26, 2021Time: 8 PM (log in 5-10 min early so we can start on time) RSVP: Respond “Going/interested” to this Facebook event page. Or email Ann to get the link before the party.   A Teleparty link will be shared 10 minutes beforehand for those who will join. TV Show: Giri/Haji (Duty/Shame) (Japanese: ??/?). (There are 8 episodes total. We will only be watching the first one.) About the TV show: Translating to Duty/Shame and set in both Tokyo and London, “Giri/Haji” is a thriller about a Tokyo detective named Kenzo Mori, scouring the London underworld to find his allegedly deceased brother, Yuto. Yuto was accused of brutally murdering the nephew of a yakuza member, which could lead […]

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