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In Memoriam: Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

We are shocked and saddened by the tragic loss of former Prime Minister Abe. His passing has already been deeply felt by the international community. He was a true friend of the United States and a leader in the global community.

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In Memoriam: Norman Y. Mineta

Japan Society notes with deep sadness the passing of Norman Y. Mineta (1931-2022). A trailblazer in American politics, Mr. Mineta was among the 120,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry forced into internment camps during WWII.

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Okinawa, the Birthplace of Karate

Explore the philosophical principles of karate through the true Okinawan masters. Originating in Okinawa, karate has become an international sport for both the spirit and the body.

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A Season of Giving and Thanksgiving

At Japan Society, there’s certainly a lot to be grateful for, as the gifts we’ve received have nourished, inspired, and sustained us over nearly 115 years of institutional history.

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The Path Forward

We’re emerging from a period that has challenged and changed so much of what we do, and we’re opening a new chapter in Japan Society’s history. In the course of looking to the future, we are also examining our past.

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