NEJETAA and friends hiked on Sunday, October 20th at Middlesex Fells Reservation.  We had a beautiful weather and gorgeous fall foliage.  After the hike we had sushi buffet and shopped at the local Japanese grocery store, Ebisuya.

Job Post Alert:

Westgate is a Japanese company that runs programs at 59 schools and universities in Kanto (Tokyo/Kanagawa/Saitama/Chiba) and Aichi (Nagoya). We have hired many JET alumni over the years and we hope to continue doing so. We offer short-term contracts (3 to 5 months) and we have classes at the university level as well as in our Young Learners Program. The classes are primarily conversation classes. We reimburse flights up to $1200, arrange apartments, airport pick-ups, working visas and health insurance.

The Spring term runs from March/April/May to July/August, and the Fall term runs from September to December/January. We are now recruiting Back Up instructors for the Fall 2019 term and Full time instructors for the Spring 2020 term.

More information as well as the online application can be found at

HOST AN EXCHANGE STUDENT and get ready for a life-changing experience! This is a chance to share your story, your traditions and your customs while learning about others. When you open your home and heart to a YFU international exchange student, you’ll develop a fresh perspective, make memories and gain a new family member for life.

Youth For Understanding USA (, a nonprofit committed to advancing intercultural understanding, mutual respect and social responsibility through educational exchanges for youth, families and communities is currently seeking host families in your community for exchange students coming to the US this school year from Japan!

YFUUSA has several Japanese students (and students from multiple other countries as well!) arriving in late August to mid-September for whom we are now seeking host families.

Apply online at or call us to learn more.