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    Spanish & Portuguese Citizenship

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    Corporate and Commercial Law

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    Non-Profit Law

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    Israeli Inheritance

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    Israeli Labor Law

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WHY COHEN, DECKER, PEX & BROSH?

At Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh Law Offices, we firmly believe in taking an active role in changing our world for the better. We are consistent, patient, and professional, giving each new case the attention it deserves. An integral part of our services is to work closely with our clients so that they can make the right decisions with respect to their legal needs.

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Meet the Partners

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Jamie Cohen

Mr. James S. Cohen, Esq., is a member of the Maryland and District of Columbia Bars in the US as well as the American Immigration Lawyers Association. He has been a member of the Israeli Bar Association since 2012, and he is a founding partner of Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh.

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Michael Decker

Mr. Michael Decker has been a member of the Israeli Bar Association since 2008. After working as a partner in Yehuda Raveh & Co. for nearly a decade, he founded his own firm and eventually merged to be part of Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh law offices as a founding partner.

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Michael Decker

Mr. Michael Decker has been a member of the Israeli Bar Association since 2008. After working as a partner in Yehuda Raveh & Co. for nearly a decade, he founded his own firm and eventually merged to be part of Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh law offices as a founding partner.

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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, and he worked at Yehuda Raveh & Co. for several years prior to joining Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh law offices as a founding partner.

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Alex Brosh

Mr. Alex Brosh is a member of the Israeli Bar Association and has a Bachelor of Laws from the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya. He interned at Yehuda Raveh & Co. and later worked at Markovich, Chinio & Co. prior to joining Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh as a founding partner.

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Alex Brosh

Mr. Alex Brosh is a member of the Israeli Bar Association and has a Bachelor of Laws from the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya. He interned at Yehuda Raveh & Co. and later worked at Markovich, Chinio & Co. prior to joining Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh as a founding partner.

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Recent Posts

Legal Residency for Children of Foreign Workers in Israel

By Michael Decker | May 19, 2019

Legal residency status for children of foreign workers in Israel has changed over the years following various government resolutions on the issue. What does this imply in practice for foreign workers and their children? Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh Law Firm, which specializes precisely in the issue of entry and immigration into Israel, tends to…

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The B-5 investment visa in Israel for US citizens

By Joshua Pex | May 12, 2019

The B-5 investment visa, implemented in May 2019, allows US citizens to invest in a business venture in Israel and obtain legal status in Israel. The investors and their families can live and work in Israel while the business is active. The visa is applicable even to foreign citizens who are not entitled to Aliyah…

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Italian Conversos’ descendants are eligible for a Portuguese Passport

By אירנה וסילייבה | May 2, 2019

Italian Conversos  – Jews converted to Christianity by force – came from Spain to Italy in the 16th century. The expelled Jewish communities were impoverished and physically and spiritually depressed. In Italy, which was full of small warring principalities, the expelled Jewish population managed to establish large commercial houses, promoting cultural growth and spiritual independence.…

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Denial of paternity based on DNA testing?

By Michael Decker | April 30, 2019

Is it possible to deny the fatherhood of an Israeli minor? Denial of paternity based on DNA tests is possible in many Western countries. If the test proves the ostensible father is not really the biological parent, he is freed of obligations towards the child. Family law in Israel, meaning both Jewish rabbinical traditions and…

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Surrogacy for same-sex couples in Israel – How to register a child born to two fathers?

By Joshua Pex | April 30, 2019

Surrogacy for same-sex couples in Israel and the 2018 Israeli Surrogacy Law are both a matter of considerable controversy. The law arguably discriminates against single women who cannot conceive without egg donation, and male couples who cannot be biological parents unless they employ the services of a surrogate mother outside Israel. Even after the surrogate…

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“No religion” registration in the Israeli Population Registry

By Joshua Pex | April 29, 2019

How to change one’s registry entry to “devoid of religion”? A “no religion” registration in the Israeli public records registry is a fundamentally different process than a regular alteration of the religion and nationality clause. The change in registration to “religion-less” is essentially a declarative step. It is adopted mainly by Israeli citizens who support…

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B-5 visa – Israeli Investor Visa for USA citizens

By Joshua Pex | April 25, 2019

Do you want to obtain legal status in Israel as an American foreign investor? The B-5 visa – the first Israeli investment visa for citizens of the USA – was approved back in 2014, but only implemented on the 1st of May 2019. In addition to it’s role in encouraging investment in the Israeli economy,…

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Enduring Power of Attorney – Managing the business of an incapacitated person

By Michael Decker | April 21, 2019

How to authorize a durable power of attorney? Enduring power of attorney is required to deal with the affairs of someone who was declared legally incompetent or incapacitated. Unlike a regular power of attorney, a permanent or durable POA is not automatically canceled over time or due to the mental incapacity of the principal. The…

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Inheritance in Israel when the testator dies abroad

By Joshua Pex | April 19, 2019

What is the process by which heirs inherit property in Israel when the testator dies abroad? Inheritance in Israel of property that was willed by a person residing outside Israel, is a two-stage process. First, the law of the country in which the testator resided must determine the rightful heirs. Next, the conclusion of the…

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Joint Life Application in Israel for a Foreign Partner

By Michael Decker | April 15, 2019

A “joint life application” starts the process of providing legal status in Israel for the foreign partner of an Israeli citizen / resident. There are two ways to open a joint life application in Israel. One is for a married couple (via procedure 5.2.0008), while the other is for a cohabiting partners, also known as…

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