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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2020/06/23/7-7-book-club-haruki-murami-x-the-new-yorker/"></div>Register through Zoom at https://bit.ly/3eQQ9ax to receive the meeting information. * * * * *It’s been a while since we’ve read fan favorite Haruki Murakami. Since access to libraries, book stores and timely home delivery is limited at this time, we’ll tackle some short works available online. If you have access to The New Yorker magazine, read any or all of Murakami’s recent contributions here: https://www.newyorker.com/contributors/haruki-murakami. If you don’t have access, contact bookclub@jetaany.org and she’ll hook you up. READING LISTScheherazade, Oct. 2014Kino, Feb. 2015The Wind Cave, Aug. 2018Cream, Jan 2019Abandoning a Cat, Sept. 2019With the Beatles, Feb. 2020Confessions of a Shinagawa Monkey, June 2020 While we usually meet in person over pizza, we’ll be gathering virtually for the time being. […]<!-- 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-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2020/06/23/7-7-book-club-haruki-murami-x-the-new-yorker/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    7/7 Book Club: Haruki Murami x The New Yorker

    Register through Zoom at https://bit.ly/3eQQ9ax to receive the meeting information. * * * * *It’s been a while since we’ve read fan favorite Haruki Murakami. Since access to libraries, book stores and timely home delivery is limited at this time, we’ll tackle some short works available online. If you have access to The New Yorker magazine, read any or all of Murakami’s recent contributions here: https://www.newyorker.com/contributors/haruki-murakami. If you don’t have access, contact bookclub@jetaany.org and she’ll hook you up. READING LISTScheherazade, Oct. 2014Kino, Feb. 2015The Wind Cave, Aug. 2018Cream, Jan 2019Abandoning a Cat, Sept. 2019With the Beatles, Feb. 2020Confessions of a Shinagawa Monkey, June 2020 While we usually meet in person over pizza, we’ll be gathering virtually for the time being. […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2020/06/23/6-24-2020-virtual-craft-night/"></div>Back by popular demand! Join Monica and Christy for another casual virtual crafting night (really, any hands-on project will do!). Last time we chatted while working on jewelry, masks, knitting, embroidery, boondoggle, scrapbooks, photo editing, mending, baking and more! Fill out this simple form to receive the Zoom link:https://tinyurl.com/y6vw6g9s Wednesday 6/23 at 7pm Let others know you are going on facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/events/656572091589025/<!-- 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-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2020/06/23/6-24-2020-virtual-craft-night/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    6/24/2020 Virtual Craft Night

    Back by popular demand! Join Monica and Christy for another casual virtual crafting night (really, any hands-on project will do!). Last time we chatted while working on jewelry, masks, knitting, embroidery, boondoggle, scrapbooks, photo editing, mending, baking and more! Fill out this simple form to receive the Zoom link:https://tinyurl.com/y6vw6g9s Wednesday 6/23 at 7pm Let others know you are going on facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/events/656572091589025/

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2020/06/18/jetaany-statement-in-support-of-black-lives-matter/"></div>JETAANY Statement in Support of Black Lives Matter The JET Program was founded on the importance of grassroots cross-cultural exchanges to promote understanding and people-to-people connections. JET participants assume the role of cultural ambassador both during their time in Japan and afterward, to work toward and enhance mutual understanding across cultural barriers. The recent and ongoing protests against racial injustice in the U.S., Japan, and worldwide remind us that there is still much work to be done and progress to be made. Over the past several weeks, the JET Program Alumni Association of New York (JETAANY) Executive team has been engaging in conversations about the peaceful protests and racial issues with our members and on an individual and small group […]<!-- 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-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2020/06/18/jetaany-statement-in-support-of-black-lives-matter/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JETAANY Statement in Support of Black Lives Matter

    JETAANY Statement in Support of Black Lives Matter The JET Program was founded on the importance of grassroots cross-cultural exchanges to promote understanding and people-to-people connections. JET participants assume the role of cultural ambassador both during their time in Japan and afterward, to work toward and enhance mutual understanding across cultural barriers. The recent and ongoing protests against racial injustice in the U.S., Japan, and worldwide remind us that there is still much work to be done and progress to be made. Over the past several weeks, the JET Program Alumni Association of New York (JETAANY) Executive team has been engaging in conversations about the peaceful protests and racial issues with our members and on an individual and small group […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2020/06/01/jetaa-ny-jetling-informal-hangout-6-25-2020/"></div>This is an event for the new JETs heading to Japan later this summer to talk among themselves and with JET alumni about life abroad. Register for the Zoom link here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUvcOCgrjMqGNKQQEla9w7PHMI0qLQLMiOT<!-- 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-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2020/06/01/jetaa-ny-jetling-informal-hangout-6-25-2020/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JETAA NY JETling Informal Hangout [6/25/2020]

    This is an event for the new JETs heading to Japan later this summer to talk among themselves and with JET alumni about life abroad. Register for the Zoom link here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUvcOCgrjMqGNKQQEla9w7PHMI0qLQLMiOT

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2020/06/01/2020-pre-departure-seminar/"></div>It’s that time of year when we prepare a new batch of JETs to start their journey in Japan! We are calling upon our most recent alumni to teach and share their experiences to help invigorate our newest JETs about moving to and living in Japan! For more information and to sign-up to volunteer, please visit and respond by Wednesday, June 3rd: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfwIHOScXmRaAJC6nSCxnAp4T31ZYKQhj4trzjjY7PhrilyDw/viewform?fbclid=IwAR3FyGY7-FxNU3bMyh3ViQYdyNPraA3g5CNFSOQ8lw1bd8GocG1M_QqY2NY<!-- 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-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2020/06/01/2020-pre-departure-seminar/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    2020 Pre-Departure Seminar [Volunteer Deadline 6/3/2020]

    It’s that time of year when we prepare a new batch of JETs to start their journey in Japan! We are calling upon our most recent alumni to teach and share their experiences to help invigorate our newest JETs about moving to and living in Japan! For more information and to sign-up to volunteer, please visit and respond by Wednesday, June 3rd: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfwIHOScXmRaAJC6nSCxnAp4T31ZYKQhj4trzjjY7PhrilyDw/viewform?fbclid=IwAR3FyGY7-FxNU3bMyh3ViQYdyNPraA3g5CNFSOQ8lw1bd8GocG1M_QqY2NY

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