Book Discussion – Distant Islands: The Japanese American Community in NY 1876-1930s Saturday, January 26 from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Japanese American Association of New York – 49 West 45th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), 11th Floor Admission: Free As Japan transitioned from the Edo Era to the Meiji Era, Japanese immigrants began settling in Hawaii and the U.S. mainland, including New York. … Continue reading Distant Islands: The Japanese American Community in NY 1876-1930s
In the legend of Tanabata, Princess Orihime weaved night and day, so much so that her father, the emperor of the galaxy, arranged for his workaholic daughter to meet a handsome cowherd named Hikoboshi. It was love at first sight, and the couple married immediately. Busy being a devoted wife, Princess Orihime neglected her weaving to the point that the emperor separated the young lovers, … Continue reading Celebrate the Legend of Tanabata in New York City
Panel discussion with Japanese Americans who were interned during WWII Continue reading Japanese American Experience and Incarceration during World War II: Could It Happen Again?
Japanese Consulate organizes 31 volunteers from various Japanese American community groups Continue reading Japanese Community Volunteers at Food Bank on 9/11
Documentary about 3/11 relief efforts by Japanese Americans Continue reading STORIES FROM TOHOKU to Screen at AAIFF