We are committed to providing professional legal services at a reasonable cost.

Who are we?

Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh is an Israeli law firm. We are four partners with different areas of legal expertise. Our main office is located in Petach Tikvah, one of the oldest cities in modern Israel. For our clients’ convenience, we also have an office in Jerusalem. The firm provides legal services on a wide range of issues including, but not limited to, immigration law, commercial law, Israeli real estate law, inheritance law, labor law, corporate law, laws regulating nonprofit organizations, tax law, contract law, and legal representation in Israeli courts.

Our law firm specializes in immigration law. For immigration to the United States, we provide expert advice for green cards, work visas, citizenship, family visas, tourist visas, and more. For immigration to Israel, we provide assistance in aliyah, naturalization, work visas, family unification, and representation before the Ministry of Interior offices in Israel. We can also advise on immigration to Canada.

At Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh we are committed to excellence while representing clients at reasonable costs.

Please contact Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh for legal advice.




Areas of practice
US Immigration Lawyer
Immigration to the United States US Immigration Lawyer Are you looking for a US

Israeli Immigration Lawyer
Immigration to Israel Looking for an Israeli immigration lawyer? People from around the world

Israeli Inheritance Lawyer
Israeli Inheritance Lawyer – Estate, Last Will and Testament Inheritance law in Israel, just

Israeli Labor Law
Israeli Labor Law Israeli labor law is considered a unique area of the Israeli

Israeli Real Estate Lawyer
Israeli Real Estate Lawyers Do you need legal advice regarding real estate law in

Israeli Civil Law – Business & Administrative Lawyer
Israeli Civil Law – Business & Administrative Lawyers in Israel Cohen, Decker, Pex &

Israeli Immigration Lawyer
Israeli Immigration Lawyer Are you seeking legal advice from an Israeli immigration lawyer? Citizens

Attorney James Cohen
James S. Cohen, Esq., is a member of the Maryland and District of Columbia Bars in the United States as well as the American Immigration Lawyers Association. He has been a member of the Israeli Bar Association as a foreign
Attorney Michael Decker
Mr. Michael Decker is a lawyer and partner within the law offices of Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh. He has been a member of the Israeli Bar Association since 2008. After nearly a decade of working as a partner within
Attorney Joshua Pex
Mr. Joshua Pex has been a member of the Israeli Bar Association since 2009. He completed a Master of Laws (LL.M.) at Haifa University where he majored in law and minored in education. He was valedictorian of the education class and
Attorney Alex Brosh
Mr. Alex Brosh is a member of the Israeli Bar Association. He has a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya. In 2008 Mr. Brosh interned at the law offices of Yehuda Raveh & Co. in Jerusalem.

To whom it may concern:

Mr. James Cohen was retained by my wife (Valentina Miller) and myself as our legal counsel and advocate from the months of 2/2012 through 9/2012 for the purpose of application and legal petitioning for Valentina’s United States citizenship (Green Card) by marriage through me. Initially, he supported us by providing expert advice on the correct completion of the necessary documents as well as the time line of the process and filing procedure. He successfully לקריאה נוספת ←

To all it may concern:

I recommend Advocate James Cohen wholeheartedly.

I found James Cohen’s phone number on a website which recommends lawyers according to their practice. After a market survey, I found out that James was reliable, helpful, accessible, patient, and friendly. His legal fees were also fair in comparison with others.

In addition to his knowledge in the legal field that is worth its weight in gold, James also offered assistance throughout the process of obtaining a לקריאה נוספת ←

For Advocate Joshua Pex.

We were in a devastating situation when my wife received an order from the immigration office to leave Israel within 30 days, without any explanation, after we have been married and in the process for six and a half years. We heard of Advocate Pex through a friend of a friend. We contacted Mr. Pex and he was ready to help us when he heard of our situation.

The service is amazing! Always ready to assist without regard לקריאה נוספת ←


US Employment Authorization Document (EAD)

Monday, May 15, 2017

An Employment Authorization Document (EAD) is something every United States employer should ensure their employees have. If you are not a permanent resident with a Green Card, the EAD is the easiest way of demonstrating you are allowed to work in the US. This article by Advocate Alex Brosh of Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh, an Israeli law firm specializing in immigration to the US, will explain how to obtain an Employment Authorization Document.

How To Request an Employment Authorization Document
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Renew Your Green Card

Monday, May 15, 2017

All permanent residents of the United States are issued a Green Card as proof that they are authorized to reside and work in the US. The final goal of most immigrants to the United States is to obtain a Green Card. This article by Advocate Alex Brosh of Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh law firm, which practices immigration law to the US, will provide a brief summary of the actions a permanent resident may need to take in order to לקריאה נוספת ←

Exemption from the Licensing Examination to Practice Dentistry in Israel

Monday, May 15, 2017

An exemption from taking the licensing examination to practice dentistry in Israel was approved by the Knesset as an amendment to the regulations of dentistry in 2016. The new regulations allow dentists to receive a practicing license without passing a long and exhausting practical and theoretical examination. The law was amended in response to the shortage of dentists in Israel, due to Israel’s highly demanding licensing examinations. A large number of doctors from European countries, especially France, failed to pass the examination. The failure was mainly לקריאה נוספת ←

Aliyah after Conversion to Judaism (Giyur)

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Other articles on the Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh law firm website discuss making aliyah as a tourist within Israel or immigrating to Israel with your family. Another way to make aliyah to Israel is as a converted Jew, through the process of conversion to Judaism (giyur). This article by Advocate Joshua Pex, a lawyer specializing in immigration to Israel, will help explain the conditions required for conversion to Judaism to be accepted as valid by the state of Israel.
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What You Need to Know about Visa-Free Countries to Israel

Friday, May 5, 2017

What does the term visa-free countries to Israel mean? There are almost 100 countries whose citizens do not need visas to enter Israel. Ostensibly, a citizen of this country can freely enter Israel for three months on a B-2 Israeli tourist visa without worrying about obtaining a visa to Israel in advance. However, in practice things are more complicated.
In this article Advocate Joshua Pex, a lawyer at Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh law firm, will explain what the Israeli visa exemption program לקריאה נוספת ←

Basic Information on a Municipal Building Plan

Friday, May 5, 2017

The area of ​​planning and construction is an inseparable part of Israeli real estate law. Israeli professional real estate lawyers must be knowledgeable about the specific municipal building plan of each property. In this article, Advocate Alex Brosh, Israeli real estate lawyer from Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh law firm, explains some important points regarding municipal building plans in Israel.
What Is a Municipal Building Plan?

The field of planning and supervision of construction in Israel involves various levels of competent לקריאה נוספת ←

Stateless Persons in Israel

Friday, May 5, 2017

In this article Advocate Joshua Pex, an Israeli immigration lawyer at Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh law firm, will explain the provenance of stateless persons in Israel. What international laws apply to them? How does the state of Israel handle the phenomenon of stateless persons residing in its territory? Our law firm, with branches in Jerusalem and Petach Tikvah, assists clients in all aspects of legal status in Israel vis-a-vis the Ministry of Interior and the Israeli Population and Immigration Authority.
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How to Apply for an Israeli Press Pass

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Are you a foreign journalist aiming to work in Israel or a media outlet seeking information regarding journalist visas to Israel? In this article Advocate Michael Decker, a lawyer at Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh law firm, will explain how to apply for a press pass and receive a journalist visa to Israel through the recommendation of the government press office. This article will also list the relevant criteria and documentation.
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Legal Translation by an Israeli Lawyer

Thursday, May 4, 2017

The Israeli law firm Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh translates legal documents to and from Hebrew, English, Russian, Spanish, German, Dutch, and French. Legal translation by a lawyer may be needed for documents including letters to government offices, court suits and decisions, permits, wills, official documents (certificate of birth, certificate of marriage, registration extract by the Ministry of Interior), contracts (between companies and between private individuals), and more.

At Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh we provide professional translations by multilingual lawyers and have לקריאה נוספת ←

The Expedited Procedure to Obtain an Israeli Foreign Expert Worker Visa

Monday, April 24, 2017

Does your company need to bring a foreign expert worker to Israel as quickly as possible? Are you a foreign expert and are interested in exploring the possibility of speeding up the process of obtaining an Israeli visa? Did a hailstorm or some other emergency make it necessary to bring an expert to Israel as quickly as possible because time is (literally) money? Have you read the articles on this site about obtaining an Israeli work visa in general and an expert foreign לקריאה נוספת ←