JASO 2018 Holiday After Hours

Business Networking 5:30 – 7:30pm, Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Lane Powell 601 S.W. Second Ave, Suite 2100, Portland OR 97204 This year, Lane Powell will generously host JASO’s Holiday After Hours event. There is no
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Women’s Leadership Council Event “Pursuit of Passion”

There are many stories behind their success. Please join us as Naoko Tamura, the owner/chef of Shizuku Restaurant and Stacey Givens, the farmer/owner/chef of the Side Yard Farm describe what brought them to today’s success
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Thurs Nov 8, Sho Restaurant hosts saké tastings

Saké experts Midori Nakazawa and Marcus Pakiser will be at Sho Restaurant, hosted by owner Katsumichi Seki, from 6pm on Thursday November 8. Paired with delicious appetizers from Sho, the evening promises to be a
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GoGiveShare Hokkaido

Following the earthquake in southern Hokkaido on September 6, several Japan-related groups in the community have gathered, to figure out concrete ways to help. In 2019 Portland celebrates 60 years of its Sister City relationship
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Japanese Language Test Dates Announced for December 2018

The Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) is the internationally accredited language examination of Japanese language skills. The test this year will be held on Sunday December 2 around the US, including in Oregon at Portland State
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Japanese Government recognizes work of Oregon Honoree

In April this year, dedicated community member George Nakata was announced as a recipient of the Order of the Rising Sun with Silver Rays by the Japanese government. This honor is in recognition of his
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Welcome to the Japan-America Society of Oregon

JASO (ja-zo) is a member-based, volunteer-driven, non-profit organization consisting of corporations and individuals in Oregon and Southwest Washington.

JASO was established in 1907, and is the 3rd oldest Japan America Society in the US.

Our mission is to develop business and community by strengthening the US-Japan relationship. If you are an organization or an individual, and you are passionate about the importance of the US-Japan relationship, we invite you to join us and get involved today!

Featured Members:






Shokookai of Portland