The Israel-Japan Friendship Society and Chamber of Commerce

Weiss, Porat & Co. Law Offices

Member of the Chamber and the Board for over ten years.

Weiss, Porat & Co. is a law office that specialized in the areas of civil and commercial law.
The office has many years of experience with Japan, also with Officials and Israeli companies that try to break through the Japanese market and also Japanese companies that are active in...

Sophiya Berezansky

General Manager

Mr. Yony Golan

Co-Founder & COO/CIO at Jakore, Inc.

Mr. Elchanan Harel

President of HIH, Harel-Hertz Investments House Ltd

Mr. Miki Ron
Owner of Consulting and Management Technologies Company R.T.M Ltd

Miki joined the Chamber in 1991 when he was appointed the President and CEO of Delek Motors (Mazda importer). In the following years he served as a board member and then Chairman of the Association. He himself contributed tens of thousands of Shekels to the fellowship during a time in which the Association was in financial distress. Miki repre...

Attorney Shnitzer

Chairman S. Shnitzer Diamonds Inc., Chairman IDI and Honorary President of Israel Diamond Exchange.
Owner of S. Shnitzer Diamonds Inc., production and export of diamonds.

Attorney Shnitzer managed the Diamond Exchange industry in 1994. During that time, S. Shnitzer was the President of the Federation. He was also the Vice Chairman of the World Diamond Council. When he retired from his position as the Pre...

Roni Bornstein

CEO and president of Rakuto Kase

Dr. Roni Bornstein is a businessman and entrepreneur active in the Japanese market for decades. He served as Chairman of The Israel-Japan Friendship Society and Chamber of Commerce from 1998 to 2006, and then again from 2009 to 2016. Bornstein received "The Order of the Rising Sun" award from the Emperor of Japan and Japan's Prime Minister. He also received a medal from the Forei...

Attorney Gilad Majerowicz
Vice Chairman of IJCC, Head of Japan Practice, Herzog, Fox & Neeman (HFN) Law Offices

Herzog, Fox & Neeman (HFN) is a full services law firm and one of the largest in Israel with more than 350 legal professionals. The firm serves as a one-stop-shop for multinational companies doing business in Israel, including leading Japanese companies. Due to the growing interest by both Japanese and Israeli compan...

Jacob Fass

Jacob Fass International LTD.

Business Development and Investments in Japan.

Jacob took part in the Israeli Ministry of Economy, served as the Economic appendix on behalf of the Ministry of Economy in Tokyo, Japan, Austria, and Holland. 
Served as chairman of the Korea Chamber of Commerce Israel, currently serves as director of governmental public bodies and also in the private sector.

Jacob managed...

Izhak Nakar

Founded the Top Image Systems, NASDAQ:TISA, served as its Chairman of the Board and CEO from inception until his resignation on Oct 2001. 

Yifat Hodaya Vered
CEO of Japan-Israel Consulting & Business Development with 10 years of experience in Japan

The company is a bridge for Israeli and Japanese companies, since its establishment has helped dozens of companies to enter the Japanese market. In addition, the company provides consulting services and workshops for companies that seek to enter the Japanese market and / or need a support with the partners in Japan.


David Heller


Active in the Asian markets since 1989. Resident in Japan for about 5 years. Graduated from Kyoto University in Japan. Speaks Japanese.

Worked as an intern in the law office Wakabayashi &  Watanabe, Tokyo, Japan. During that time, he led transactions between Japanese corporations, and corporations from China, Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Upon his return to Israel, he managed, led and conducte...

Dror Vered


Appointed director of the Eilat-Japan line in Zim company in the year 1960 and later, in the year 1963 was assigned as Vice President of Zim Japan, Tokyo. In 1965, moves the ZIM's management  to Kobe, afterwards Mr. Vered came back to Israel in 1969, to be the manager of the shipping company(Kansai). In 1971 he became the president of Far East Zim, headquarters  in  Tokyo, and began managing the area...

Neta Kalmanson

Partner at I.J DO Ltd.

"Falling in love with the magic of Japan, led me to explore this fascinating country in depth, including learning the language and culture and longstanding expertise in business culture in Japan, while representing Israeli companies and Japanese. The fact that I was lucky enough to win a scholarship for master's degree in economics (MONBUKAGAKUSHO, scholarship that is given annually by the...

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רחוב המרד 29, תל-אביב


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