Jordan Levy-Bograd works as a paralegal and translator at the Law Offices of Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh. Jordan specializes in the area of immigration to Portugal for descendants of Sephardic Jews and in the area of Aliyah to Israel. In addition to the cases she handles, Jordan also assists all the attorneys in our…

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In the Harassment Prevention Law, 2001 the legislature provided a legal procedure for filing a restraining order against a person who is harassing in a threatening way. The law states that harassment can consist of: following someone, stalking or observing them, offensive threats made in writing or orally, defamation, harming property, etc. In this article,…

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Legal Status in Israel for Spouses of Israeli Citizens or Permanent Residents The law office of Cohen, Decker, Pex, and Brosh is one of the leading Israeli firms in the area of immigration law to Israel. Obtaining legal status in Israel for spouses who are either married to or in a long-term relationship with an…

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Do you have a Dutch spouse and you want to live in Holland for an extended period of time? Do you want to apply for Dutch nationality as the life partner of a Dutch resident? You may feel overwhelmed and confused by the available information and you may have no idea where to start. The…

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Sephardi Jews are descendants of members of the Jewish community who resided in Portugal and Spain from the later eras of the Roman Empire up until they were persecuted and expelled from these countries at the end of the 15th century. In 2015, Portugal’s government passed a “law of return” that allowed Sephardi Jews to…

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 Israel is a beautiful Middle Eastern country on the Mediterranean Sea. This tiny patch of earth is regarded as the biblical Holy Land by the Jews, Muslims, Christians, Druze, Baha’is, and other religions. It is known as one of the most sacred countries in the world. All faiths and religious practices can be granted a…

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This article provides a timeline for restitution of assets in Israel, specifically, for assets whose owners were victims in the Holocaust.  The Israeli Ministry of Justice has jurisdiction over all issues pertaining to restitution in Israel. Eligibility for Restitution of Assets in Israel In order to apply for restitution of assets, you first need to…

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This article discusses what you need for an application for restitution of assets in Israel.  In the event that you have family who died in the Holocaust or who had assets in Israel prior to passing, you can look into eligibility for restitution of the asset.  All issues pertaining to restitution of assets in Israel…

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This article will discuss the issuance of a succession order for restitution of assets for heirs of Holocaust victims. Obtaining Restitution of a Holocaust Victim’s Assets In order to obtain restitution for assets, you first need to prove that you are an heir of the Holocaust victim who has assets in Israel.  While we have…

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This article provides some information on Israeli law on Holocaust victims’ assets.  The Israeli Ministry of Justice has jurisdiction over these issues.  Purpose of the Law The Israeli Law “Assets of Holocaust Victims Law (Restitution to Heirs and Dedication to Aid and Commemoration)” was passed in 2006.  The purpose of the law is to help…

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