Current Projects
Current Projects
Let’s get Stronger - Enhancing Democratic Values and Equality Through Education
The fact that our actions help shape social reality, means that democratic education and democratic forms of living together can be learned. This Future Lab brings together two organizations that use different methods to strengthen democracy and implement political education in everyday life. The aim of these meetings … Continue reading
Meeting Puppets – Reducing Prejudices Through Digital Encounters
The Future Lab enables participation in a project in which Israeli and Palestinian participants build and program robotic puppets that are digitally remote-controlled by gestures. The puppets are then used in encounter projects. The goal is to assess the project's ability to be applied in the German-Israeli context and … Continue reading
Children and Youth from Migrant and Refugee Families - Between Policy and Practice
Migration is both a challenge and an opportunity for modern democratic societies. More than half of the world's forcibly displaced people are under the age of 18. Social workers in Israel and Germany play a crucial role in working with children and young people with migration and refugee experience. The goal of this … Continue reading
Humanizing Work – An Israeli-German Exchange for Young Craftspeople
Vocational training in handicraft work in Germany and Israel could hardly be more different. In this two-part project, both a practical construction project is implemented and the vocational training in theory and practice in both countries is examined. In the first part of the project, German trainees from various … Continue reading
Violence Against Women Has Global Patterns
Violence against women has certain characteristics, patterns, and mechanisms. It includes economic, physical, sexual, and psychological methods and affects women from all walks of life throughout the world. This Future Lab is about dealing with the abuse of women from the perspective of aid organizations and societies … Continue reading
Haifa/Bremen – Urban Cities 2030 – Density, Social Mixture, Technology
Urban development is an important, complex issue in many different cities throughout the world. It includes attempts to expand integration and diversity in urban areas, to incorporate societal, social and environmental aspects and to make these accessible to a broad section of the public. The aim is also to improve … Continue reading
Urban Farming Center as Community Center for Sustainable Development
This project focuses on the development of a concept for an urban farming center (UFC) for sustainable and forward-looking urban development associated with local community food supply. The long-term vision is to establish additional UFCs in Germany and Israel. The Association for Urban Farming (AUF) in Tel Aviv and … Continue reading
Post-Soviet Immigrant Identity in Contemporary Germany and Israel
In this one-year bilateral project, young people who grew up in the former Soviet Union will examine their experiences of migration and integration in Israel and Germany.Through discussions and creative exchange within the groups in Germany and Israel, between the two groups and with the organizers, participants … Continue reading
Media Challenges in the Digital Era in Germany and Israel
The health of our democracies has come under attack. The project will bring together Israeli and German students to discuss current challenges facing democracies and to develop strategies and propose solutions to defend media and democracy in Israel and Germany. The participants will learn how to promote solutions … Continue reading
Voices in the Distance – Music in the Negev and Brandenburg
In this project, those in society who are unheard and under-represented will be given a voice through a musical composition. Important issues from rural areas in both countries will be explored through music in a creative process.In democratic societies, every vote counts equally. The project participants creatively … Continue reading
Re-Born Textiles – The development of an innovative and sustainable system for urban textile waste management
The fashion industry is one of the main contributors to environmental pollution. Around ten percent of urban waste consists of textiles, yet only a small proportion of these are disposed of sustainably and re-used. The Re-Born Textiles exchange initiative aims to develop an innovative, sustainable system of urban … Continue reading