NEWS & EVENTS

2024/02/18 UP

2/17/2024
◆❖JAPANESE LANGUAGE COURSE❖◆
New Weekday Evening Course for Beginners will begin on February 26thThe course includes reading and writing hiragana & katakana, pronunciation, grammar, sentence structure, practical phrases, and basic conversation. The objectives of the course are for students to learn basic communication skills & Japanese culture from a native Japanese teacher. Please contact us ASAP if you are interested in signing up!
Our ongoing classes at all levels  (Basic, Lower-Intermediate, Intermediate, Advanced, Super-Advanced) are also available to join.  Please contact the office for details.
We also offer One-on-one lessons that the curriculum can be customized and the focal point of your Japanese study can be adjusted as you desire. We help your JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) preparation also. Please e-mail us for details, or check Japanese class page.

◆❖CULTURE Classes❖◆
Tea Ceremony (Sado) , Flower Arranging (Ikebana), and Music classes have resumed.  Please contact us for the dates and details.
 

2024/01/23 UP

1/22/2024
◆❖JAPANESE LANGUAGE COURSE❖◆
New Weekday Evening Course for Beginners will begin on February 26thThe course includes reading and writing hiragana & katakana, pronunciation, grammar, sentence structure, practical phrases, and basic conversation. The objectives of the course are for students to learn basic communication skills & Japanese culture from a native Japanese teacher. Please contact us ASAP if you are interested in signing up!
Our ongoing classes at all levels  (Basic, Lower-Intermediate, Intermediate, Advanced, Super-Advanced) are also available to join.  Please contact the office for details.
We also offer One-on-one lessons that the curriculum can be customized and the focal point of your Japanese study can be adjusted as you desire. We help your JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) preparation also. Please e-mail us for details, or check Japanese class page.

◆❖CULTURE Classes❖◆
Tea Ceremony (Sado) , Flower Arranging (Ikebana), and Music classes have resumed.  Please contact us for the dates and details.
 

2023/12/30 UP

12/29/2023   ~Wishing you a Happy New Year!~
◆OFFICE CLOSURE◆
Our office will be Closed  Jan. 1st ~ 18th due to Circumstances.
However, both online and in-person classes will be held as scheduled during the period. Please ask your teachers for details. For general inquiry, please contact us on Jan 19th or after.  We apologize for any incovenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding.
◆❖JAPANESE LANGUAGE COURSE❖◆
New Weekday Evening Course for Beginners will begin in February. The course includes reading and writing hiragana & katakana, pronunciation, grammar, sentence structure, practical phrases, and basic conversation. The objectives of the course are for students to learn basic communication skills & Japanese culture from a native Japanese teacher. Please contact us ASAP if you are interested in signing up.
Our ongoing classes at all levels  (Basic, Lower-Intermediate, Intermediate, Advanced, Super-Advanced) are also available to join.  Please contact the office for details.
We also offer One-on-one lessons that the curriculum can be customized and the focal point of your Japanese study can be adjusted as you desire. We help your JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) preparation also. Please e-mail us for details, or check Japanese class page.

◆❖CULTURE Classes❖◆
Tea Ceremony (Sado) , Flower Arranging (Ikebana), and Music classes have resumed.  Please contact us for the dates and details.
 

◆OFFICE CLOSURE◆
Our office will be Closed  Jan. 1st ~ 18th due to Circumstances.
Our both online and in-person classes will be held as scheduled during the period. Please ask your teachers for details. For general inquiry, please contact us on Jan 19th or after.  We apologize for any incovenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding.

2023/12/24 UP

12/23/2023   ~Happy Holidays!!!~
◆OFFICE CLOSURE◆
Our office will be Closed  Dec. 25th ~ 26th for Christmas Day.
Some of our online classes will be held as scheduled during the period. Please ask your teachers. For general inquiry, please contact us on Dec. 27th or after. 
◆❖JAPANESE LANGUAGE COURSE❖◆
New Weekday Evening Course for Beginners will begin in February. The course includes reading and writing hiragana & katakana, pronunciation, grammar, sentence structure, practical phrases, and basic conversation. The objectives of the course are for students to learn basic communication skills & Japanese culture from a native Japanese teacher. Please contact us ASAP if you are interested in signing up.
Our ongoing classes at all levels  (Basic, Lower-Intermediate, Intermediate, Advanced, Super-Advanced) are also available to join.  Please contact the office for details.
We also offer One-on-one lessons that the curriculum can be customized and the focal point of your Japanese study can be adjusted as you desire. We help your JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) preparation also. Please e-mail us for details, or check Japanese class page.

◆❖CULTURE Classes❖◆
Tea Ceremony (Sado) , Flower Arranging (Ikebana), and Music classes have resumed.  Please contact us for the dates and details.
 

◆OFFICE CLOSURE◆
Our office will be Closed  Jan. 1st ~ 18th due to Circumstances.
Our both online and in-person classes will be held as scheduled during the period. Please ask your teachers for details. For general inquiry, please contact us on Jan 19th or after.  We apologize for any incovenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding.

2023/11/29 UP

11/29/2023
◆❖JAPANESE LANGUAGE COURSE❖◆
Weekday Evening Beginners Course has already began but it’s not too late to join. The course includes reading and writing hiragana & katakana, pronunciation, grammar, sentence structure, practical phrases, and basic conversation. The objectives of the course are for students to learn basic communication skills & Japanese culture from a native Japanese teacher. Please contact us ASAP if you are interested in joining.
Our ongoing classes at all levels  (Basic, Lower-Intermediate, Intermediate, Advanced, Super-Advanced) are also available to join.  Please contact the office for details.
We also offer One-on-one lessons that the curriculum can be customized and the focal point of your Japanese study can be adjusted as you desire. We help your JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) preparation also. Please e-mail us for details, or check Japanese class page.

◆❖CULTURE Classes❖◆
Tea Ceremony (Sado) , Flower Arranging (Ikebana), and Music classes have resumed.  Please contact us for the dates and details.
 

◆OFFICE CLOSURE◆
Our office will be Closed  Nov. 23rd ~ 26th for Thanksgiving Day weekend.
Some of our online classes will be held as scheduled during the period. Please ask your teachers. For general inquiry, please contact us on Nov. 27th or after. 

2023/11/23 UP

11/23/2023   Happy Thanksgiving!!!
◆OFFICE CLOSURE◆
Our office will be Closed  Nov. 23rd ~ 26th for Thanksgiving Day weekend.
Some of our online classes will be held as scheduled during the period. Please ask your teachers. For general inquiry, please contact us on Nov. 27th or after. 

◆❖JAPANESE LANGUAGE COURSE❖◆
Weekday Evening Beginners Course has already began but it’s not too late to join. The course includes reading and writing hiragana & katakana, pronunciation, grammar, sentence structure, practical phrases, and basic conversation. The objectives of the course are for students to learn basic communication skills & Japanese culture from a native Japanese teacher. Please contact us ASAP if you are interested in joining.
Our ongoing classes at all levels  (Basic, Lower-Intermediate, Intermediate, Advanced, Super-Advanced) are also available to join.  Please contact the office for details.

We also offer One-on-one lessons that the curriculum can be customized and the focal point of your Japanese study can be adjusted as you desire. We help your JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) preparation also. Please e-mail us for details, or check Japanese class page.

◆❖CULTURE Classes❖◆
Tea Ceremony (Sado) , Flower Arranging (Ikebana), and Music classes have resumed.  Please contact us for the dates and details.
 

◆OFFICE CLOSURE◆
Our office will be Closed  Nov. 23rd ~ 26th for Thanksgiving Day weekend.
Some of our online classes will be held as scheduled during the period. Please ask your teachers. For general inquiry, please contact us on Nov. 27th or after. 

2023/11/07 UP

10/26/2023
◆❖JAPANESE LANGUAGE COURSE❖◆
Weekday Evening Beginners Course has already began but it’s not too late to join. The course includes reading and writing hiragana & katakana, pronunciation, grammar, sentence structure, practical phrases, and basic conversation. The objectives of the course are for students to learn basic communication skills & Japanese culture from a native Japanese teacher. Please contact us ASAP if you are interested in joining.
Our ongoing classes at all levels  (Basic, Lower-Intermediate, Intermediate, Advanced, Super-Advanced) are also available to join.  Please contact the office for details.

We also offer One-on-one lessons that the curriculum can be customized and the focal point of your Japanese study can be adjusted as you desire. We help your JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) preparation also. Please e-mail us for details, or check Japanese class page.

◆❖CULTURE Classes❖◆
Tea Ceremony (Sado) , Flower Arranging (Ikebana), and Music classes have resumed.  Please contact us for the dates and details.
 

◆OFFICE CLOSURE◆
Our office will be Closed  Nov. 23rd ~ 26th for Thanksgiving Day weekend.
Some of our online classes will be held as scheduled during the period. Please ask your teachers. For general inquiry, please contact us on Nov. 27th or after. 

2023/10/27 UP

10/26/2023
◆❖JAPANESE LANGUAGE COURSE❖◆
Weekday Evening Beginners Course has already began but it’s not too late to join. The course includes reading and writing hiragana & katakana, pronunciation, grammar, sentence structure, practical phrases, and basic conversation. The objectives of the course are for students to learn basic communication skills & Japanese culture from a native Japanese teacher. Please contact us ASAP if you are interested in joining.
Our ongoing classes at all levels  (Basic, Lower-Intermediate, Intermediate, Advanced, Super-Advanced) are also available to join.  Please contact the office for details.

We also offer One-on-one lessons that the curriculum can be customized and the focal point of your Japanese study can be adjusted as you desire. We help your JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) preparation also. Please e-mail us for details, or check Japanese class page.

◆❖CULTURE Classes❖◆
Tea Ceremony (Sado) , Flower Arranging (Ikebana), and Music classes have resumed.  Please contact us for the dates and details.
 

◆OFFICE CLOSURE◆
Our office will be Closed  Nov. 23rd ~ 26th for Thanksgiving Day weekend.
Online classes will be held as scheduled during the period For inquiry, please contact us on Nov. 27th or after. 

2023/10/05 UP

10/4/2023
◆OFFICE CLOSURE◆
Our office will be Closed on  Oct. 9th for Columbus Day.
Online classes will be held as scheduled For inquiry, please contact us on Oct. 10th or after. 
◆❖JAPANESE LANGUAGE COURSE❖◆
New Beginners Course has already began but it’s not too late to join. The course includes reading and writing hiragana & katakana, pronunciation, grammar, sentence structure, practical phrases, and basic conversation. The objectives of the course are for students to learn basic communication skills & Japanese culture from a native Japanese teacher. Please contact us ASAP if you are interested in joining.
Our ongoing classes at all levels  (Basic, Lower-Intermediate, Intermediate, Advanced, Super-Advanced) are also available to join.  Please contact the office for details.

We also offer One-on-one lessons that the curriculum can be customized and the focal point of your Japanese study can be adjusted as you desire. We help your JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) preparation also. Please e-mail us for details, or check Japanese class page.

◆❖CULTURE Classes❖◆
Tea Ceremony (Sado) , Flower Arranging (Ikebana), and Music classes have resumed.  Please contact us for the dates and details.
 


2023/09/15 UP

9/14/2023
◆❖JAPANESE LANGUAGE COURSE❖◆
New Beginners Course has already began but it’s not too late to join. The course includes reading and writing hiragana & katakana, pronunciation, grammar, sentence structure, practical phrases, and basic conversation. The objectives of the course are for students to learn basic communication skills & Japanese culture from a native Japanese teacher. Please contact us ASAP if you are interested in joining.
Our ongoing classes at all levels  (Basic, Lower-Intermediate, Intermediate, Advanced, Super-Advanced) are also available to join.  Please contact the office for details.

We also offer One-on-one lessons that the curriculum can be customized and the focal point of your Japanese study can be adjusted as you desire. We help your JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) preparation also. Please e-mail us for details, or check Japanese class page.

◆❖CULTURE Classes❖◆
Tea Ceremony (Sado) , Flower Arranging (Ikebana), and Music classes have resumed.  Please contact us for the dates and details.
 

◆OFFICE CLOSURE◆
Our office will be Closed  Oct. 8th ~ 10th for Columbus Day weekend.
Online classes will be held as scheduled during the period For inquiry, please contact us on Oct. 10th or after. 

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.