NEWS & EVENTS

2022/08/07 UP

8/6/2022
◆OFFICE CLOSURE◆
Our office will be Closed  Aug. 8th ~ 23rd for summer break.
Online classes will be held as scheduled during the period For inquiry, please contact us on Aug. 24th or after. 

◆❖JAPANESE LANGUAGE COURSE❖◆
The New Beginners Course has already started but we still have a few openings.  Please contact us ASAP if you are interested in joinning.

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 can be customized as you desire including JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) preparations. Please e-mail us for details, or check Japanese class page.

◆❖CULTURE Classes❖◆
Tea Ceremony (Sado) , Flower Arranging (Ikebana), and Music in-person classes have resumed.  Please contact us for the dates and details.
◆❖FREE Seminar❖◆
All onsite seminars have been suspended due to the COVID-19 situation.  However, Miki Nakura, a Japanese Buddhist Minister continues to host his Seiza Meditation sessions virtually.  Please visit here for the details. 

2022/06/14 UP

7/9/2022
◆TEMPORARY OFFICE CLOSURE◆
Our office will be Closed  July 11th through 17th .
Both online and onsite classes will be held as scheduled during the periodFor inquiry, please contact our office on July 18th or after. 

◆❖JAPANESE LANGUAGE COURSE❖◆
The New Beginners Course has already started but we still have a few openings.  Please contact us ASAP if you are interested in joinning.

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 can be customized as you desire including JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) preparations. Please e-mail us for details, or check Japanese class page.

◆❖CULTURE Classes❖◆
Tea Ceremony (Sado) , Flower Arranging (Ikebana), and Music in-person classes have resumed.  Please contact us for the dates and details.
◆❖FREE Seminar❖◆
All onsite seminars have been suspended due to the COVID-19 situation.  However, Miki Nakura, a Japanese Buddhist Minister continues to host his Seiza Meditation sessions virtually.  Please visit here for the details. 

2022/05/22 UP

6/6/2022
◆❖JAPANESE LANGUAGE COURSE❖◆
Registration has begun for Summer Course 2022 ! The 4-week introductory course includes reading and writing characters, pronunciation, common phrases in everyday settings for Beginners. The objectives of the course are for students to learn fundamental grammar, sentence structures, and basic communication skills in fun way from a native Japanese teacher. Please contact us ASAP if you are interested as the course fills up quickly. 

The New Beginners Course has already started but we still have a few openings.  Please contact us ASAP if you are interested in joinning.
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 can be customized as you desire including JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) preparations. Please e-mail us for details, or check Japanese class page.

◆❖CULTURE Classes❖◆
Tea Ceremony (Sado) , Flower Arranging (Ikebana), and Music in-person classes have resumed.  Please contact us for the dates and details.
◆❖FREE Seminar❖◆
All onsite seminars have been suspended due to the COVID-19 situation.  However, Miki Nakura, a Japanese Buddhist Minister continues to host his Seiza Meditation sessions virtually.  Please visit here for the details. 

strong>◆HOLIDAY SCHEDULE◆
We will be Closed on July 4th for Independence Day.
For questions about classes or lessons, please contact us on July 5th or after. 

2022/05/12 UP

5/11/2022
◆❖JAPANESE LANGUAGE COURSE❖◆
The New Beginners Course has already started but we still have a few openings.  Please contact us ASAP if you are interested in joinning.
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 can be customized as you desire including JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) preparations. Please e-mail us for details, or check Japanese class page.

◆❖CULTURE Classes❖◆
Tea Ceremony (Sado) , Flower Arranging (Ikebana), and Music in-person classes have resumed.  Please contact us for the dates and details.
◆❖FREE Seminar❖◆
All onsite seminars have been suspended due to the COVID-19 situation.  However, Miki Nakura, a Japanese Buddhist Minister continues to host his Seiza Meditation sessions virtually.  Please visit here for the details. 

◆HOLIDAY SCHEDULE◆
We will be Closed on May 30th for Memorial Day.
For questions about classes or lessons, please contact us on May 31st or after. 

2022/04/10 UP

4/9/2022
◆❖JAPANESE LANGUAGE COURSE❖◆
The New Beginners Course has already started but we still have a few openings.  Please contact us ASAP if you are interested in joinning.
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 can be customized as you desire including JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) preparations. Please e-mail us for details, or check Japanese class page.

◆❖CULTURE Classes❖◆
Tea Ceremony (Sado) , Flower Arranging (Ikebana), and Music in-person classes have resumed.  Please contact us for the dates and details.
◆❖FREE Seminar❖◆
All onsite seminars have been suspended due to the COVID-19 situation.  However, Miki Nakura, a Japanese Buddhist Minister continues to host his Seiza Meditation sessions virtually.  Please visit here for the details. 

◆HOLIDAY SCHEDULE◆
We will be Closed on May 30th for Memorial Day.
For questions about classes or lessons, please contact us on May 31st or after. 

2022/03/25 UP

3/24/2022
◆❖JAPANESE LANGUAGE COURSE❖◆
The New Beginners Course has already started but we still have a few openings.  Please contact us ASAP if you are interested in joinning.
The course includes reading and writing hiragana and katakana, pronunciation, grammar, practical phrases, and basic conversation. The objectives of the course are for students to learn basic communication skills from a native Japanese teacher.
 

Our ongoing classes at all levels  (Basic, Lower-Intermediate, Intermediate, Advanced, Super-Advanced) are also available to join.  Please contact the office for detailsWe also offer One-on-one lessons that can be customized as you desire including JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) preparations. Please e-mail us for details, or check Japanese class page.

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

◆❖FREE Seminar❖◆
All onsite seminars have been suspended due to the COVID-19 situation.  However, Miki Nakura, a Japanese Buddhist Minister continues to host his Seiza Meditation sessions virtually.  Please visit here for the details. 

◆HOLIDAY SCHEDULE◆
We will be Closed on May 30th for Memorial Day.
For questions about classes or lessons, please contact us on May 31st or after. 

2022/03/04 UP

3/3/2022
◆❖JAPANESE LANGUAGE COURSE❖◆
The New Beginners Course has already started but we still have a few openings.  Please contact us ASAP if you are interested in joinning.
The course includes reading and writing hiragana and katakana, pronunciation, grammar, practical phrases, and basic conversation. The objectives of the course are for students to learn basic communication skills from a native Japanese teacher.
 

Our ongoing classes at all levels  (Basic, Lower-Intermediate, Intermediate, Advanced, Super-Advanced) are also available to join.  Please contact the office for detailsWe also offer One-on-one lessons that can be customized as you desire including JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) preparations. Please e-mail us for details, or check Japanese class page.

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

◆❖FREE Seminar❖◆
All onsite seminars have been suspended due to the COVID-19 situation.  However, Miki Nakura, a Japanese Buddhist Minister continues to host his Seiza Meditation sessions virtually.  Please visit here for the details. 

◆HOLIDAY SCHEDULE◆
We will be Closed on May 30th for Memorial Day.
For questions about classes or lessons, please contact us on May 31st or after. 

2022/01/26 UP

1/25/2022
◆❖JAPANESE LANGUAGE COURSE❖◆
The New Beginners Course has already started but we still have a few openings.  Please contact us ASAP if you are interested in joinning.
The course includes reading and writing hiragana and katakana, pronunciation, grammar, practical phrases, and basic conversation. The objectives of the course are for students to learn basic communication skills from a native Japanese teacher.
 

Our ongoing classes at all levels  (Basic, Lower-Intermediate, Intermediate, Advanced, Super-Advanced) are also available to join.  Please contact the office for detailsWe also offer One-on-one lessons that can be customized as you desire including JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) preparations. Please e-mail us for details, or check Japanese class page.

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

◆❖FREE Seminar❖◆
All onsite seminars have been suspended due to the COVID-19 situation.  However, Miki Nakura, a Japanese Buddhist Minister continues to host his Seiza Meditation sessions virtually.  Please visit here for the details. 

◆HOLIDAY SCHEDULE◆
We will be Closed on Feb 21st  for Presidents’ Day.
For questions about classes or lessons, please contact us on February 23rd or after. 

2022/01/06 UP

1/5/2022
~ Happy New Year! ~

◆❖JAPANESE LANGUAGE COURSE❖◆
Registration has begun
for New Beginners Course that will start on January 12th. The course includes reading and writing hiragana and katakana, pronunciation, grammar, practical phrases, and basic conversation. The objectives of the course are for students to learn basic communication skills from a native Japanese teacher. Please contact us ASAP if you are interested at the course fills up quickly.

Our ongoing classes at all levels  (Basic, Lower-Intermediate, Intermediate, Advanced, Super-Advanced) are also available to join.  Please contact the office for detailsWe also offer One-on-one lessons that can be customized as you desire including JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) preparations. Please e-mail us for details, or check Japanese class page.

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

◆❖FREE Seminar❖◆
All onsite seminars have been suspended due to the COVID-19 situation.  However, Miki Nakura, a Japanese Buddhist Minister continues to host his Seiza Meditation sessions virtually.  Please visit here for the details. 

◆HOLIDAY SCHEDULE◆
We will be Closed on Jan 17th  for MLK Jr’s Day.
For questions about classes or lessons, please contact us on January 18th or after. 

2021/12/31 UP

12/30/2021
~ We wish you a very happy, healthy New Year! ~
◆HOLIDAY SCHEDULE◆
We will be Closed Dec 31st through January 3rd.
For questions about classes or lessons, please contact us on January 4th or after. 

◆❖JAPANESE LANGUAGE COURSE❖◆
Registration has begun
for New Beginners Course that will start on January 12th. The course includes reading and writing hiragana and katakana, pronunciation, grammar, practical phrases, and basic conversation. The objectives of the course are for students to learn basic communication skills from a native Japanese teacher. Please contact us ASAP if you are interested at the course fills up quickly.

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 can be customized as you desire including JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) preparations. Please e-mail us for details, or check Japanese class page.

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

We are now OPEN for Japanese classes/lessons via SKYPE & Zoom.
Please call us or Email us at info@jasofnj.com for any inquiry.  

◆❖FREE Seminar❖◆
All onsite seminars have been suspended due to the COVID-19 situation.  However, Miki Nakura, a Japanese Buddhist Minister continues to host his Seiza Meditation sessions virtually.  Please visit here for the details. 

 

 

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.