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
Campaign launch #BelieveIsraeliWomen
American Jewish Committee, Berlin, March 6, 2024: In 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 slogan … Continue reading
Movie Screening: "The Boy"
Berlin, February 6, 2024: Against the backdrop of the attacks of October 7, 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 Association Berlin-Brandenburg e.V., the Jewish National Fund Germany (KKL) and the … 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 at the Friedrich Ebert Foundation: The situation in Israel after October 7
Berlin, November 7, 2023: At a chimney talk initiated by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation (FES), on November 7, 2023, questions regarding the so-called Israeli judicial reform were to be discussed in a roundtable discussion with Yossi Maimon, Chairman of the Berl Katznelson Foundation, Dr. Ralf Melzer, Chairman of the … 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 became the focal point 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 … 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: 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 German-Israeli … 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 (BpB) for participants of 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 … Continue reading
Series of talks on Israel-related antisemitism
Berlin: Together with the Bertelsmann Foundation and the Barenboim-Said Akademie, the Future Forum initiated a series of talks that deal with various aspects of Israel-related antisemitism. The aim of the discussion series is to deconstruct this important and, at the same time, extremely complex subject area and … Continue reading
Ongoing Roundtable
Berlin, 2021 – 2023:  In 2021, the Future Forum initiated a roundtable meeting 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 20, 2022: The DFB invited us in preparation of the trip of the U18 juniors of the men's national team to Israel. The trip included three international matches against the Czech Republic, the United Arab Emirates and Israel, as well as a trip to Jerusalem, including a visit to Yad Vashem. On … Continue reading
Educational trip of the Federal Agency for Civic Education (BpB) on the topic "The Future of Memory"
Frankfurt am Main, November 11, 2022: The participants of the Israel educational trip of the Federal Agency for Civic Education (BpB) came together for a workshop in preparation of their trip. This year, the trip was tailored to representatives from the fields of memorial work, remembrance culture and journalism. … Continue reading
Workshop with Israeli school principals
Berlin, November 5, 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 school principals from … Continue reading
Media Summit TLV 2022
Tel Aviv, September 6-8, 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 Israeli-European Media summit. The Future Forum held a panel at the three-day conference. Annika Finken from the … Continue reading
Office of the Federal President
Berlin, September 4, 2022: Federal President Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier and 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 13, 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 talked about the many untold stories of successful Jewish-Muslim … Continue reading
Hanns Seidel Foundation
Berlin, March 14, 2022: In collaboration with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Project Office Israel of the Hanns Seidel Foundation conducted three representative surveys in Israel and Germany. Among other things, the studies provide information about current opinions on the German-Israeli relationship, whether … Continue reading
Aviva Magazine, Federal Agency for Civic Education (BpB)
Online, March 10, 2022: On the occasion of International Women's Day, the Federal Agency for Civic Education (BpB) 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 part of the project "Jewish Women in … Continue reading
American Jewish Committee Berlin (AJC)
Online, March 1, 2022: In cooperation with the American Jewish Committee (AJC) 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 AJC Berlin, moderated the discussion between Dr. Christoph … Continue reading
Online, starting November 16, 2021: In cooperation with the "Heinrich Böll" Foundation and Israeli director Yael Reuveny, the Future Forum developed a concept for a mini-series, showcasing the diversity of Jewish life in Germany. The focus is on young Jews who work in public service and infrastructure professions – … Continue reading
Smart City Workshop Bavaria-Israel
Munich, November 8-11, 2021: The first Smart City Workshop Bavaria-Israel took place in Munich from November 8 to 11, 2021. 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, sustainable and … Continue reading
Federal Agency for Civic Education (BpB)
Online, October 26, 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 author Dr. Gil Yaron in a digital panel discussion, … Continue reading
German Football Association (DFB)
Düsseldorf, October 18, 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 2, 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)
Online, August 25, 2021:  In cooperation with the American Jewish Committee Berlin, the Future Forum hosted a digital expert discussion on "Israel's new government and German-Israeli relations". Tamara Or, Executive Director of the Future Forum, moderated the panel discussion with Israel's ambassador, H.E. Jeremy … Continue reading
Journey with the German President
From June 30 to July 2, 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 7, 2021. The President also met with his successor … Continue reading
WerteInitiative (values initiative)
Berlin, May 20, 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