Please join JASO for our upcoming event REVENGE TRAVEL. Explore and visit hidden gems of Japan with us. (日本語の文章はページ下部にあります)  Featuring:  Farm to table with owner Deco Nakajima’s Brown’s Fields. Planning your bike adventure in Japan
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Jan 2, 2022 – JASO NEXT Meetup at Portland Japanese Garden

Sunday, January 2, 2022 11am Japanese Garden Group Tour Lunch nearby: TBA Please register here (so we know who will attend) Meet at the front entrance at 11am to tour the garden as a group.
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Jan 2022, Let’s study Japanese together!

Join us from anywhere as we study Japanese on Zoom! Our classes are designed specifically for business purposes, for work and for after-work situations. Seven different group classes at four major levels of learner –
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Dec 21, Two Vacancies at Nikon Precision

Bilingual Material Planner Nikon Precision is looking for someone with heavy data analytics experience including advanced knowledge of Excel. Parts inventory management and planning is a mission critical function for high-tech semiconductor equipment. Our planning
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December 2021, Job Vacancy – Asst to the Chief Curator at Japanese Garden

Portland Japanese Garden seeks Full-Time Assistant to the Chief Curator

Nov 18 + 3 more, Online Japanese Sake Seminar Series

If you’ve ever wanted to explore sake more seriously, here’s the perfect opportunity with the Hyogo Business & Culture Center, based in Seattle. This series of seminars explores different elements of sake craftsmanship, and includes
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Private Japanese Classes Now Available

JASO is now able to offer private one-on-one Japanese language classes, personalized to your needs. Each class is 60 minutes long, and you can choose when, for what purpose, and how often to study. All
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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