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Have you recently returned from Japan? Are you looking to start a new career? Do you just want to read up on Japan and JET-related news?  This page will help you if you seek employment or hope to maintain connections with JET.  And be sure to get the latest info on JETAA Chicago events and activities by signing up to receive our webletter!

  • Arts and Crafts
    Chicago Area Origami Society Ikebana International – Chicago Chapter Midwest Bonsai Society
  • Attractions
    Anderson Japanese Gardens (Rockford) Bonsai Collection at Chicago Botanic Garden (Glencoe) Boone Collection at the Field Musuem Japanese Textiles at the Art Institute of Chicago King Spa and Sauna (Niles) Oda Japanese Calligraphy School (Arlington Heights) Osaka Garden
  • Culture
    Chicago Japanese American Historical Society Consulate-General of Japan – Japan Information Center Japanese American Citizens League Chicago Chapter Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago Japan America Society of Chicago Japanese Culture Center Chicago
  • Food and Fun
    Akai Hana (Wilmette) Arami Chicago Kalbi Golden Pacific Market The Green Teaist (Lake Forest) Gyu-Kaku Chicago Izakaya Mita Izakaya Sankyu (Mt. Prospect) House of Sushi and Noodles Hiromi Restaurant and Karaoke H-Mart Asian Grocery (Niles) Kai Zan Kamehachi Kampai Japanese Steak and Sushi (Mt. Prospect) Katsu Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya Kuni’s Japanese Restaurant (Evanston) Lincoln Karaoke Midori Mitsuwa Marketplace (Arlington Heights) Murasaki Lounge Ramen Misoya (Chicago & Mt. Prospect) Renga-tei (Lincolnwood) Sakura Karaoke Lounge Slurping Turtle Takashi Tensuke Market (Arlington Heights) Yusho Wasabi
  • Martial Arts
    Chicago Aikiai Chicago Kendo Dojo Japan Karate Assoc. Chicago – Sugiyama Dojo Midwest Aikido Center Midwest Token Kai Japanese Sword Show Shinjinkai Tenshin Shinjitsu Dojo of Chicago
  • Performing Arts
    Chicago Koto Group Ho Etsu Taiko Tsukasa Taiko
  • Religious Centers
    Buddhist Temple of Chicago Midwest Buddhist Temple Zen Buddhist Temple of Chicago


Japan Exchange & Teaching (JET) Alumni Association of Chicago
Connecting JET alumni in the Midwest - Illinois, Wisconsin, and Indiana
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