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Board of Directors



President: Tony Yair Levy

Vice President: Moshe Gino


Treasurer: Moty Mayo

House Director: Ohad Elharrar

Secretary: Daniela Shinozuka

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Staff


Me Fall '14

Webmaster: Michael Fox

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Overseas

S. David Moche, C.P.A
New York



Andrew Rolnick
Public Relations
Haifa

In Depth Interviews:



"Bridging the Gap"
Dalia Anavian, Persian culture commentator, translator and interpreter for court and criminal matters, sounds off on immigration and human rights issues.





"From Romania to Israel: Two Waves, Two Peoples."
Rafi Manory: Materials Engineer/Editor

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In Memoriam




"Peace, Gratitude, &Tomorrow:
Lessons of a Holocaust Survivor"

Victor Navarsky: Holocaust Survivor.


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Leslie Brezak:
1945~2005


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Rahmo Sassoon
1912-2009

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Richard Kanter 1949~2010

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Jack

Jack Yohay
1937~2014

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Community Portraits:


Mr. Shiro Mitsumune and Madame
Honorary Counsel of Israel
Kansai Area




Tracy Slater
Coordinator of "
Four Stories: One evening, four urban narratives ."
A group begun in Boston, which now has meetings in Osaka and Tokyo.


One of the best ways to assist our sparse community
is to utilize local member's businesses and services.


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Michael Feldman
Kobe & Tokyo
Financial adviser with Pinnacle Wealth Management.
He is available for investment advice and other financial needs.



Steven McIntire Allen
Attorney at Law licensed by California & New York
Origin Law Offices, P.C.
A California Professional Corporation providing legal services in cyberspace



We thank the following people for their support, and hope you can support them.





Menahem Fogel
Efrat, Israel
philosopher, adventurer, and director of
Kosher Tours Japan


History of the Jewish Community of Kansai:
http://historyofjewishkobejapan.blogspot.com/2009/11/hi.html


Some gleanings about the first Jews to come to Japan:
http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/vjw/Japan.html


http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ejud_0002_0011_0_09994.html



Early Times ~ WWII

DVDs

Chiune (Senpo) Sugihara


Books

"The Fugu Plan"
by Rabbi Marvin Tokayer
Amazing story of how Jewish financier tried to ally Japan against the Russians, and the aftermath.

"Light One Candle"
by Solly Gainor
Jewish boy who befriended Sugihara in Kaunas and was liberated by the US Nisei brigade.