NEWS & EVENTS

2015/03/26 UP

3/26/2015
◆HOLIDAY◆
We will be closed 3/27-4/3.  Sorry for any inconvenience.  Please contact us via e-mail for any questions about our Japanese classes or services.
◆JAPANESE COURSE
New Weekday Evening Basic Course began on 3/10 but we still have some openings and it’s not too late to sign up.  Please contact us ASAP if you are interested.  New Saturday afternoon and Tuesday Intermediate level classes will begin soon.   For details, check Japanese class page.
◆TEA CEREMONY CLASS◆
2 Saturdays a month 11:30am to 1:00pm.  For details, check Cultural class page.
◆CALLIGRAPHY CLASS◆
3 Wednesdays a month from 4:00 to 5:45 pm. check Cultural class page for details.

2015/03/01 UP

3/1/2015
◆JAPANESE COURSE
New Basic Course will begin on 3/3, Tuesday.  The class is about to fill up so please contact us ASAP if you are interested. We still have openings for current Tuesday evening and Saturday afternoon Basic level classes as well as the new class.   For details, check Japanese class page.
◆TEA CEREMONY CLASS◆
2 Saturdays a month 11:30am to 1:00pm.  For details, check Cultural class page.
◆CALLIGRAPHY CLASS◆
3 Wednesdays a month from 4:00 to 5:45 pm. check Cultural class page for details.
◆HOLIDAY◆
We will be closed 3/27-4/3.  Sorry for any inconvenience.  Please contact us via e-mail for any questions about our Japanese classes or services.

2015/02/19 UP

2/18/2015
◆SPECIAL EVENT◆ Important Notice!
Due to an issue at the Fort Lee library, tonight’s  SNOW-Specal Concert of Japanese Music will take place at Parisienne Bakery, 250 Main St., Fort Lee at 7 PM. Check this page for details.
◆JAPANESE COURSE
New Basic Course will begin on 3/3, Tuesday.  The class will fill up soon so please contact us ASAP if you are interested. We still have openings for current Tuesday evening and Saturday afternoon Basic level classes as well as the new class.   For details, check Japanese class page.
◆TEA CEREMONY CLASS◆
2 Saturdays a month 11:30am to 1:00pm.  For details, check Cultural class page.
◆CALLIGRAPHY CLASS◆
3 Wednesdays a month from 4:00 to 5:45 pm. check Cultural class page for details.

2015/02/05 UP

2/12/2015
◆SPECIAL EVENT◆
SNOW-Specal Concert of Japanese Music at 7 PM on 2/18, Wednesday.  Check this page for details.
◆HOLIDAY◆
We will be closed on 2/16, Monday for Presidents’ Day.  Sorry for any inconvenience.  Please contact us via e-mail for any questions about our Japanese classes or services.
◆JAPANESE COURSE
New Basic Course will begin on 3/3, Tuesday.  The class will fill up soon so please contact us ASAP if you are interested. We still have openings for current Tuesday evening and Saturday afternoon Basic level classes as well as the new class.   For details, check Japanese class page.
◆TEA CEREMONY CLASS◆
2 Saturdays a month 11:30am to 1:00pm.  For details, check Cultural class page.
◆CALLIGRAPHY CLASS◆
3 Wednesdays a month from 4:00 to 5:45 pm. check Cultural class page for details.

2015/01/21 UP

1/20/2015
◆JAPANESE COURSE 2015
New Basic Course will begin on 2/3, Tuesday.  The class will fill up soon so please contact us ASAP if you are interested. We still have openings for current Tuesday evening and Saturday afternoon Basic level classes as well as the new class.   For details, check Japanese class page.
◆HOLIDAY◆
We will be closed on 2/16, Monday for Presidents’ Day.  Sorry for any inconvenience.  Please contact us via e-mail for any questions about our Japanese classes or services.
◆TEA CEREMONY CLASS◆
2 Saturdays a month 11:30am to 1:00pm.  For details, check Cultural class page.
◆CALLIGRAPHY CLASS◆
3 Wednesdays a month from 4:00 to 5:45 pm. check Cultural class page for details.

2015/01/09 UP

1/7/2015
Happy New Year!!
◆JAPANESE COURSE
New Basic Course will begin on 1/20, Tuesday.  The class will fill up soon so please contact us ASAP if you are interested. We still have openings for current Tuesday evening and Saturday afternoon Basic level classes as well as the new class.   For details, check Japanese class page.
◆HOLIDAY◆
We will be closed on 1/19, Monday for MLK Jr. Day.  Sorry for any inconvenience.  Please contact us via e-mail for any questions about our Japanese classes or services.
◆TEA CEREMONY CLASS◆
2 Saturdays a month 11:30am to 1:00pm.  For details, check Cultural class page.
◆CALLIGRAPHY CLASS◆
3 Wednesdays a month from 4:00 to 5:45 pm. check Cultural class page for details.

2014/12/24 UP

12/24/2014
◆HOLIDAY◆ Happy Holidays!!
We will be closed 12/25-1/4/2015.  Sorry for any inconvenience.  Please contact us via e-mail for any questions about our Japanese classes or services.
◆JAPANESE COURSE 2015
New Basic Class will begin on 1/20/2015, Tuesday.  The class will fill up soon so please contact us ASAP if you are interested. We still have openings for current Tuesday evening and Saturday afternoon Basic level classes as well as the new class.   For details, check Japanese class page.
◆TEA CEREMONY CLASS◆
2 Saturdays a month 11:30am to 1:00pm.  For details, check Cultural class page.
◆CALLIGRAPHY CLASS◆
3 Wednesdays a month from 4:00 to 5:45 pm. check Cultural class page for details.

2014/12/11 UP

12/10/2014
◆JAPANESE COURSE 2015
New Basic Class will begin on 1/20/2015, Tuesday.  The class will fill up soon so please contact us ASAP if you are interested. We still have openings for current Tuesday evening and Saturday afternoon Basic level classes as well as the new class.   For details, check Japanese class page.
◆HOLIDAY◆ Happy Holidays!!
We will be closed 12/25-1/4/2015.  Sorry for any inconvenience.  Please contact us via e-mail for any questions about our Japanese classes or services.
◆TEA CEREMONY CLASS◆
2 Saturdays a month 11:30am to 1:00pm.  For details, check Cultural class page.
◆CALLIGRAPHY CLASS◆
3 Wednesdays a month from 4:00 to 5:45 pm. check Cultural class page for details.

2014/12/03 UP

12/2/2014
◆JAPANESE COURSE 2014-2015
We have openings for Weekday evening and Weekend (Saturday) Basic and Intermediate level classes.  Please contact us ASAP if you are interested.  For details, check Japanese class page.
◆TEA CEREMONY CLASS◆
2 Saturdays a month 11:30am to 1:00pm.  For details, check Cultural class page.
◆CALLIGRAPHY CLASS◆
3 Wednesdays a month from 4:00 to 5:45 pm. check Cultural class page for details.
◆HOLIDAY◆ Happy Holidays!!
We will be closed 12/25-1/4/2015.  Sorry for any inconvenience.  Please contact us via e-mail for any questions about our Japanese classes or services.

2014/11/20 UP

11/19/2014
◆HOLIDAY◆ Happy Thanksgiving!!
We will be closed 11/24-11/29.  Sorry for any inconvenience.  Please contact us via e-mail for any questions about our Japanese classes or services.
◆JAPANESE COURSE 2014-2015
We have openings for Weekday evening and Weekend (Saturday) Basic and Intermediate level classes.  Please contact us ASAP if you are interested.  For details, check Japanese class page.
◆TEA CEREMONY CLASS◆
2 Saturdays a month 11:30am to 1:00pm.  For details, check Cultural class page.
◆CALLIGRAPHY CLASS◆
3 Wednesdays a month from 4:00 to 5:45 pm. check Cultural class page for 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.