Embassy of Japan in cooperation with the Israel Japan Friendship Society  Friday Lecture:


The 65th Anniversary of the Diplomatic Relations between Japan and Israel


 the Days in Japan as an Israeli Ambassador



This year 2017 marks the 65th anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relations of Japan and the State of Israel. Commemorating this year, we would like to hear the stories about hidden gems of our 2 countries relations. The speaker of the Friday Lecture will be Mr. Eli Cohen, former Ambassador of Israel to Japan, and he will share with us stories of his mission as the Israeli Ambassador in the years 2004~2007


How was he appointed as Ambassador of Israel to Japan? (The first ambassador to Japan not from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, but nominated by the Foreign Minister and the Prime Minister), How to use personal knowledge and advantages for a successful mission?


Visit of Mr. Junichiro Koizumi, Prime Minister of Japan to Israel: the story behind the curtains, Visit of Sumo wrestlers (Sadogatakebeya) to Israel , Lectures given to the priests of Isse Shrine, Koyasan temple, and others anecdotes and stories from the life of an Ambassador in Japan.

Number of seats is limited. 

Registration by this link ONLY:  https://goo.gl/forms/bJotYMFTUyQfhFem1


Friday, March 10, 2017 at 11:00  | The Museum Tower,  19th floor 4 Berkowitz St., Tel Aviv