We believe in cooperation to strengthen and shape our societies and democracies. That is why we join forces with other organizations and initiatives, carry out joint projects, exchange ideas, learn from each other and organize public events that reach as many people as possible.
Cooperations and events
Onset of campaign #BelieveIsraeliWomen
American Jewish Committee, Berlin, March 6, 2024In cooperation with the Landecker Foundation and the American Jewish Committee (AJC), the Future Forum initiated a campaign on International Women's Day to raise awareness on the crimes of sexualized violence against Israeli women on October 7, 2023. Under the … Continue reading
Movie Screening of "The Boy"
Berlin, Feburary 6, 2024Against the backdrop of the attacks of 7 October and the massacre of Israeli civilians by Hamas, a screening of the Israeli film 'The Boy' took place in cooperation with the Future Forum, the German-Israeli Society Berlin-Brandenburg e.V., the Jewish National Fund Germany (KKL) and the Jewish … Continue reading
Heinrich Böll Foundation
Berlin, December 18, 2023 On December 15, the Hannah Arendt Prize was awarded to the journalist and writer Masha Gessen. Shortly before the award ceremony, Masha Gessen published an essay in the New Yorker in which Gessen compared Gaza to a Nazi ghetto, among other things. The board of the Heinrich Böll Foundation … Continue reading
Chimney Talk with the Friedrich Ebert Foundation on the situation in Israel after October 7
Berlin, November 7, 2023 At a chimney talk initiated by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) on November 7, 2023, questions regarding the Israeli judicial reform were to be discussed in a round table with Yossi Maimon, Chairman of the Berl Katznelson Foundation, Dr. Ralf Melzer, Chairman of the FES Israel and Martin … Continue reading
Discussion: Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection (BMWK)
Berlin, October 17, 2023 At the discussion round initiated by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection (BMWK) titled "The Hour of Probation: on German-Israeli relations and the effects of the war on Germany", PD Dr Tamara Or gave a lecture in which she contextualized the start of the war and … Continue reading
With open eyes: German-Israeli Literature days 2023
Berlin, October 10 & 12, 2023 What opens our eyes and allows us to find new paths and stories? This question has become the title of the German-Israeli Literature Days 2023: "With open eyes". The event was planned in cooperation with the Heinrich Böll Foundation and the Goethe Institute and was supposed to take … Continue reading
Alliance for Middle East Peace (ALLMEP)
Berlin, September 14, 2023 On September 13, 1993, the Oslo Accords were signed as an important step towards Israeli-Palestinian peace. To commemorate this important event and to jointly develop ideas for a peaceful future, the Alliance for Middle East Peace (ALLMEP), in cooperation with the Norwegian Embassy, … Continue reading
75th anniversary of the state of Israel: Parliament of Rhineland-Palatinate
Mainz, August 22, 2023 On August 22, the Future Forum celebrated Israel's 75th anniversary at the invitation of the Rhineland-Palatinate state parliament and together with the Israeli Consulate General in Munich. The joint cooking workshop under the guidance of chef  Tom Franz not only emphasized the importance of … Continue reading
Workshop: Federal Agency for Civic Education (BpB)
Frankfurt am Main, March 17, 2023 As part of a workshop organized by the Federal Agency for Civic Education for participants on an educational trip, PD Dr. Tamara Or gave a lecture on the topic of "Democracy in crisis: German-Israeli relations at a turning point?". Prof. Dr. Steffen Stetter, Professor of International … Continue reading
Series of talks on Israel-related antisemitism
Berlin Together with the Bertelsmann Foundation and the Barenboim-Said Akademie, the Future Forum has initiated a series of talks that deal with various aspects of Israel-related anti-semitism. The aim of the discussion series is to deconstruct this important and, at the same time, extremely complex subject area using … Continue reading
Ongoing Roundtable
Berlin, 2021 - 2023 In 2021, the Future Forum initiated a roundtable discussion for expert discussions on current topics concerning German-Israeli relations. Together with the Bertelsmann Foundation, we invited representatives of the Foundation Remembrance, Responsibility and Future (EVZ), the German Institute for … Continue reading
German Football Association (DFB)
Frankfurt am Main, November 20th 2022 On the occasion of the trip of the U18 juniors of the men's national team to Israel, the DFB invited us to Frankfurt am Main to prepare the juniors for their trip to Israel with a presentation. The trip included three international matches against the Czech Republic, the United … Continue reading
Educational trip of the  Federal Agency for Civic Education (BpB) on the topic "The Future of Memory"
Frankfurt am Main, November 11th 2022 In November 2022, an introduction seminar was held in Frankfurt am Main for the participants of the Israel educational trip of the Federal Agency for Civic Education (BpB), which this year is mainly participated by representatives from the fields of memorial work, remembrance … Continue reading
Workshop with Israeli school principals
Berlin, November 5th 2022 On November 5th 2022, on the initiative of Claudia Rugart, President of the Department of Schools and Education of the Baden-Württemberg State Government, and at the invitation of Daniela Schily, Head of the Würth Group Representative Office Berlin and Brussels, more than twenty Israeli … Continue reading
Media Summit 2022
Tel Aviv, 6.- 8. September 2022 The German-Israeli Innovation Network (GIIN) and the World Jewish Congress (WJC), in cooperation with the German-Israeli Future Forum and other partners, organized the 2nd Media summit Tel Aviv, an Israeli-European media summit. The Future Forum' panel participated in the three-day … Continue reading
Office of the Federal President
Berlin, September 4th 2022 Federal President Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier and the first lady Elke Büdenbender welcomed the President of the State of Israel, Isaac Herzog, and first lady Michal Herzog in Germany from September 4th to 6th for a three-day state visit. Dr. Tamara Or's participation in the state banquet at … Continue reading
Maimonides - The Jewish-Muslim Education Institute
Online, July 13th 2022 At the Maimonides-initiated online lecture "Conflicts and Opportunities. Concerning Jewish-Muslim Cooperation in the German-Israeli Context." Tal Alon presented the Foundation's work in the context of Jewish-Muslim relations and introduced the many untold stories of successful Jewish-Muslim … Continue reading
The Hanns-Seidel-Foundation
Berlin, March 14th 2022 In collaboration with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Hanns-Seidel-Foundation's Project Office Israel conducted three representative surveys in Israel and Germany. Among other things, the studies provide information about current opinion on the German-Israeli relationship, whether … Continue reading
Aviva Magazine, Federal Agency for Civic Education (BpB)
Online, March 10th 2022 On the occasion of International Women's Day, the Federal Agency for Civic Education organized a panel discussion on the topic of "Jewish Feminism Yesterday and Today" in cooperation with Aviva Magazine. The digital event bpb:salon took place as a part of the project "Jewish Women in Germany … Continue reading
American Jewish Committee Berlin (AJC)
Online, March 1st, 2022 In cooperation with the American Jewish Committee Berlin, the Future Forum organized a digital discussion with experts on the topic "Germany's new government and the German-Israeli relations. Dr. Remko Leemhuis, director of the AJC Berlin, moderated the discussion, which was participated in by … Continue reading
#SYSTEMRELEVANT
Online, from November 16th 2021 In cooperation with the "Heinrich Böll" Foundation and the Israeli director Yael Reuveny, the Future Forum developed a concept for a mini-series. This series shows the diversity of Jewish life in Germany. The focus is on young Jews who work in public service and infrastructure … Continue reading
Smart City Workshop Bavaria - Israel
Munich, 8th-11th of November 2021 The first Smart City Workshop Bavaria-Israel took place in Munich from November 8th to 11th, 2021. The Israeli and Bavarian students, experts and start-ups came together for a three-day intensive workshop dedicated to the topic of "Smart Cities". The goal was to discuss concrete, … Continue reading
Federal Agency for Civic Education (BpB)
Online, Oktober 26th 2021 The Federal Agency for Civic Education (BpB) organized a theme day dedicated to "Israel and the Pandemic" with various online events. In the closing panel, Dr. Tamara Or discussed Israeli and German perspectives on the Covid19 pandemic with the author Dr. Gil Yaron in a digital panel … Continue reading
German Football Association (DFB)
Düsseldorf, Oktober 18th 2021 Germany's women's national football team played its first match to qualify for the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup against Israel's national team. During the preparation of their trip to Israel, the German Football Association (DFB) invited the Future Forum to its training camp in … Continue reading
Aviva Magazine, Federal Agency for Civic Education (BpB)
Online, September 2nd 2021 As part of the 1700th anniversary of Jewish life in Germany, Aviva Magazine and the Federal Agency for Civic Education (BpB) organized a workshop titled "Jewish Women in Germany after 1945". The Future Forum’s Director Tamara Or gave an input lecture and discussed with the participants how … Continue reading

 American Jewish Committee Berlin (AJC)

In cooperation with the American Jewish Committee Berlin, the Future Forum hosted a digital experts discussion about "Israel's new government and German-Israeli relations". Tamara Or, the Executive Director of the Future Forum, moderated the eventpanel discussion with , which was attended by Israel's ambassador H.E. … Continue reading
Journey with the Federal President
From June 30th to July 2nd, 2021 Dr. Tamara Or had the great honor of joining the President of Germany, Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, on his trip to Israel. The state visit was at the invitation of the Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, whose term of office ended on July 7th, 2021. The President also met with his … Continue reading
values initiative
Berlin, May 20th 2021 As a result of the escalation of violence in Israel and the Palestinian territories and an increase of anti-Semitic crimes in Germany, the WerteInitiative organized a rally in solidarity with Israel and all civilian victims at the Brandenburg Gate. A network of 35 organizations, including the … Continue reading