NEWS & EVENTS

2015/05/29 UP

7/11/2015
◆Japanese Language Course◆
Our weekend and weekday evening classes will continue during summer except our summer vacation period. Please contact us if you are interested in taking Japanese courses or individual lessons.
◆Free Seminar◆   July 23rd, Thursday, 2:00-4:00PM
SEIZA Sitting-In-Stillness Meditation Session  & Dharma Talk on Shin Buddhism.
  Miki Nakura, Buddhist minister of Higashi Honganji Temple will lead a Seiza meditation and then have a talk and discussion in both English and Japanese on the teaching of Shin Buddhism.
◆SUMMER VACATION◆
We will be closed August 9th -23rd.  Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you.
◆Culture Classes◆
Tea Ceremony class meets 2 Saturdays a month.  Please contact us for details.
Calligraphy class meets 3 Thursdays a month.  Please contact us for details.

2015/05/12 UP

5/20/2015
◆Japanese Language Course◆

The 3-week Summer Intensive Course starts on 6/29 and concludes on 7/17.  This program includes reading, writing Hiragana & Katakana, pronunciation, grammar, practical phrases, and basic conversation.  For details, check Japanese class page.
The Tuesday Evening Basic course started weeks ago but it’s still Not Too Late to Join.  For details, check Japanese class page.
◆Holiday◆
We will be closed May 25 for Memorial Day.  Sorry for any inconvenience.
◆Culture Classes◆
Tea Ceremony
class meets 2 Saturdays a month.  Please contact us for details.
Calligraphy class meets 3 Thursdays a month.  Please contact us for details.

 

2014/03/01 UP

Japanese Language Class 2014 Spring & Summer
Our Tuesday evening course started weeks ago but it’s still Not Too Late to Join. Designed for basic level. Meet 1 time a week for 48 weeks. For details, check Japanese class page.

4 week summer intensive course starts on 6/23/2014. Designed for basic level. Meet 5 times a week for 4 weeks to immerse yourself in Japanese. For details, check Japanese class page.

Culture/Language exchange workshop
Date & Time : April 12, Saturday 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. For details, check Language exchange workshop page.

We will be closed Mar 31 through Apr 5. Sorry for any inconvenience.

2014/02/26 UP

1/14/2014
We will be closed on 1/20 for MLK Jr Day. Sorry for your inconvenience.
Japanese Language Class 2014 Winter
New Basic Classes will begin soon and the classes fill up quickly so call or e-mail us ASAP if you are interested. The New Basic Wednesday Morning class begins on 1/22 and the New Basic Tuesday Evening class begins on 1/21. For details, check this out.

2014/02/26 UP

12/29/2013
A HAPPY NEW YEAR!!
We will be closed 12/29-1/5. Sorry for your inconvenience. We will reopen on 1/6/2014.
Japanese Language Class 2014 Winter
New Saturday Basic Class for Kids will begin soon as well as regular Weekday Basic Classes! The classes fill up quickly so call or e-mail us ASAP if you are interested. The Class for kids begins on 1/25, Saturday. The New Basic Thursday Morning class begins on 1/16 and the New Basic Tuesday Evening class begins on 1/21. For details, check this out.

2014/02/26 UP

12/4/2013
Japanese Language Class 2014 Winter
New Saturday Basic Class for Kids will begin soon as well as regular Weekday Basic Classes! The classes fill up quickly so call or e-mail us ASAP if you are interested. The Class for kids begins on 1/25, Saturday. Thursday Morning class begins on 1/16 and Tuesday Evening class begins on 1/21. For details, check this out.
Culture exchange workshop Special “Bonen-Kai”
Date:12/12 Thursday 18:30-20:30 pm. check this out.

WHAT IS JAS?

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The Japanese-American Society of New Jersey (JAS NJ), located on Main Street, Fort Lee, New Jersey, was founded in 1974. We are dedicated to promoting understanding between Japanese and American cultures. JAS of NJ offers language, cultural, translation, and interpretation programs. Members are given special discounts to attend classes and access to our extensive library. Benefit from the decades of experience and valued service in the New Jersey/New York area. JAS of NJ offers unique and professional language programs designed for native English speakers that wish to become fluent in speaking and writing Japanese. JAS also offers modern and traditional culture classes, such as: Sado (Traditional Japanese tea ceremony), Ikebana (Traditional Japanese flower arrangement) and Japanese arts and crafts. JAS of NJ has an large collection of Japanese books and videos; including popular comics and movies. Registered members have unrestricted access to browse, or checkout materials during regular business hours.