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    • 03 Dec 2022
    • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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    おうちごはん!(Ouchigohan) 

    Salmon Teriyaki Bowl

    Japanese Home Cooking with Table for Two

    in Atlanta, Boston, Houston, Philadelphia, and Washington DC


    Saturday, December 3rd, 2022

    5:00 - 6:30 PM EST (4:00 - 5:30 PM CST)

    $10 Members / $15 Non-members

    JASH members use code "Houston" / JASG members use code "Georgia"

    JASWDC members use code "DC" / JASGP members use code "Philly"

    Hosted online via Zoom

    (Ingredient list will be provided a few days before the event)


    Join us in this family-friendly event hosted by The Japan Society of Boston, The Japan-America Society of Georgia, the Japan-America Society of Houston, The Japan-America Society of Washington DC, and the Japan-America Society of Greater Philadelphia and learn how to make Salmon Teriyaki Bowl!  We will also make salad with carrot ginger dressing and for dessert, put together a simple ice cream with sweet azuki bean topping!   This class will focus on 2 simple sauces that can enhance so many different dishes. 

    The class will be taught by Debra Samuels, lead curriculum and recipe developer for Wa-Shokuiku, a program of Table for Two.  Debra is an author of two cookbooks and the 2020 recipient of the John E. Thayer III Award for Outstanding Contributions to Cultural Exchange Between the United States and Japan.


     Debra Samuels leads the program content and   curriculum development for TABLE FOR TWO   USA’s Japanese-inspired food education program,   “Wa-Shokuiku - Learn. Cook. Eat Japanese! She was   a food writer and contributor to the Food Section   of The Boston Globe and has authored two   cookbooks: “My Japanese Table” and “The Korean Table.”

    She curated the exhibit, “Obento and Built Space:Japanese Boxed Lunch and Architecture" (2015) at the Boston Architectural College  and co-curated “Objects of Use and Beauty: Design and Craft in Japanese Culinary Tools” (2018) at the Fuller Craft Museum. Debra also worked as a program coordinator and an exhibition developer in the Japanese department of the Boston Children's Museum from 1992-2000.

    Debra has lived in Japan for 12 years altogether and specializes in Japanese cuisine. She travels around the US and abroad teaching hands-on workshops on obento, the Japanese lunchbox. During the pandemic, she is teaching live online cooking programs to youths and adults. 

         

                 

           


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    As part of registering, we may ask for your email address. You may register for an event without providing your email address. Your email address will not be sold or given to third parties without your permission. By registering with your email address, you may receive emails from the Japan Society of Boston, including updates about event details (e.g., location), announcements about other upcoming events, and special offers.  Please be in touch with us anytime to change your email preferences.
    • 14 Dec 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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    BudO: Part 4 - KENDO

    Wednesday, December 14, 2022

    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST

    Hosted online via Zoom

    (Zoom link will be in your confirmation email)


    About the Event:

    Join the Japan Society of Boston, Boston Shufukai Kendo, and Boston Kendo Kyokai for an introduction to Kendo, the way of the sword. This is the fourth and final installment in our BUDŌ Series, featuring traditional Japanese martial arts. 

    At the event, Toshimi Yoshida, Kendo Kyoshi (elite teacher) 7th dan (rank) and David Harrison Kendo 5th dan, will introduce us to Kendo, highlighting its history as well as how the practice and matches are performed. They will talk about how Kendo has enabled them to focus on humility and self-development over the course of their lifetime. This is a great opportunity to learn about how certain budō practices can help us change and grow throughout our lives. We hope you will join us!

    About Boston Shufukai Kendo:

    Boston Shufukai Kendo (秀風会) was founded by Mr. Toshihiro Ogimura and his friends in Randolph, MA. Shufukai was named after the historical "Shunpukan (春風館)" Dojo established by Tesshu Yamaoka (山岡鉄舟) at the end of Edo period. The kanji "Shu (秀); excellence” was used instead of "Shun (春); spring" to add uniqueness to the club name, as represented in the logo. After Ogimura-sensei returned to Japan, the club became a non-profit organization with new leadership and has continued to expand membership to include children and students. Since its founding, Shufukai has promoted Kendo in the greater Boston area, as well as in New York/New Jersey and Eastern Canada, by hosting Goyokai (五葉会) seminars and tournaments in collaboration with New York Shinbukan (神武館) and local dojos. The club has joined and hosted a number of local and national tournaments and seminars, led by senseis from the US and Japan. Shufukai is a member of the All Eastern United States Kendo Federation (AEUSKF), a division of the All United States Kendo Federation (AUSKF).

    About Boston Kendo Kyokai:

    Boston Kendo Kyokai, founded in 1980, is committed to promoting Kendo in Eastern Massachusetts by conducting regular kendo practice, holding demonstrations and exhibitions, sponsoring seminars and joint practices, participating in regional and national tournaments, and publicizing kendo on-line and through other media. 

    Kendo, the Way of the Sword, is the art of Japanese fencing. Kendo is one of the oldest and most celebrated of the Japanese martial arts and is held in high regard in Japan as an important cultural legacy. 

    Kendo and its companion art, Iaido, have transcended their bloody origins in Japan's feudal past to become modern martial disciplines that cultivate courtesy, humility, self-control, and fighting spirit, through mentally intense and physically rigorous training among practitioners.

    Boston Kendo Kyokai is a member of the All United States Kendo Federation and the All Eastern United States Kendo Federation, and follows a curriculum recommended by the All Japan Kendo Federation.

    Boston Kendo Kyokai is a 501(c)(3) non-profit cultural and charitable organization.

    Please note that we often take photographs at events for our records and sometimes for use in public media such as Facebook and blog posts. Registering for an event generally signifies acknowledgment that your likeness may be used in these ways. If you are not comfortable with this, please let us know and we can accommodate you.

    As part of registering, we ask for your email address. Your email address will not be sold or given to third parties without your permission. By registering with your email address, you may receive emails from the Japan Society of Boston, including updates about event details , announcements about other upcoming events, and special offers.  Please be in touch with us anytime to change your email preferences.


    • 20 Dec 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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    Year-End Holidays in Japan:

    Online Experience with Arigato Travel

    Tuesday, December 20, 2022

    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST

    Hosted online via Zoom

    (Zoom link will be in your confirmation email)


    About the Event:

    Have you heard about “Oshogatsu”? Meet us for this online interactive experience to celebrate the winter season and learn about some of Japan's most important holidays! Lauren, our expert host, will join us virtually from Tokyo to share about the Japanese Christmas and New Year’s season. Learn about the history and culture of year-end events in Japan through a variety of games and activities, and get to know why this time of the year is significant and unique. We hope you’ll join us!

    About Arigato Travel:

    Arigato Travel is Japan’s #1 Culinary and Cultural Tourism company with a passionate mission to help travelers make delicious and unique memories. CNN Travel says they are a top 7 experience company in Japan and they offer more than 40 food and culture experiences in Japan’s top destinations. They use the delicious dishes this country has to offer as a gateway to deeper understanding because they think the best way to start to understand a culture is through the food. In addition they create content and events to introduce Japan to the world!

    Please note that we often take photographs at events for our records and sometimes for use in public media such as Facebook and blog posts. Registering for an event generally signifies acknowledgment that your likeness may be used in these ways. If you are not comfortable with this, please let us know and we can accommodate you.

    As part of registering, we ask for your email address. Your email address will not be sold or given to third parties without your permission. By registering with your email address, you may receive emails from the Japan Society of Boston, including updates about event details , announcements about other upcoming events, and special offers.  Please be in touch with us anytime to change your email preferences.


    • 20 Jan 2023
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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    THE JAPAN SOCIETY of BOSTON

    Language Room

    (Virtual Language Exchange)

    Theme: Pets(ペット)

    Friday, January 20, 2023

    6:00 to 8:00 PM EST

    日本時間では1月21日土曜日午前8時-10時

    Registration closes at 12 pm on the day of the event.

    Hosted online via Zoom

    (you will be sent the meeting code after registering)


    Stuck in the house and need a healthy way to socialize? JSB has you covered!  Practice your Japanese (or your English) at our next online Japanese / English language exchange.

    The Japanese/ English Language Room is able to continue thanks to our members and donations. We ask that you may consider making a donation or becoming a member to help us provide free events!

    [Join us] ・ [Donate]

    We will begin with a half an hour of speaking in Japanese, followed by a half an hour of speaking in English. We will conclude the meeting with free casual conversation in Japanese and/or English until we hit 8 PM.

    Registration is set up so registrants can designate your current Japanese proficiency level and join groups based on your level.  Please use the following rough guidelines when designating your level:


    [Advanced Japanese Level]- JLPT N3 and up.  You are comfortable holding full conversations in Japanese.

    [Intermediate Japanese Level] - JLPT N5 to N3.  You are comfortable holding some or most conversations in Japanese.  

    [Beginner Japanese Level]- You may know some words and phrases in Japanese and even say a few simple sentences but your curiosity and passion for the Japanese language is as strong as those in the Intermediate and the Advanced levels!  

    [Native Japanese Speakers -日本人  - 日本人/日本語ネイティブの方はこちらにご登録下さい。


    Please note that we will adjust the maximum number of participants for each level based on how many native Japanese speakers registered. Be sure to still sign up for waitlist at the time of your registration.

    Come with a friendly disposition to practice your Japanese / English and help others learn!  Meet people and find new paths for improving and enjoying your Japanese and English language skills!


    This program is sponsored by: 


    *Please make sure that the name you use to register will match the name you will be using when you first sign onto the Zoom session!


    Please note that we often take photographs at events for our records and sometimes for use in public media such as Facebook and blog posts. Registering for an event generally signifies acknowledgment that your likeness may be used in these ways. If you are not comfortable with this, please let us know and we can accommodate you.

    As part of registering, we may ask for your email address. You may register for an event without providing your email address. Your email address will not be sold or given to third parties without your permission. By registering with your email address, you may receive emails from the Japan Society of Boston, including updates about event details (e.g., location), announcements about other upcoming events, and special offers.  Please be in touch with us anytime to change your email preferences.

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