About the MFFB

Mideast Freedom Forum Berlin e.V.


The Mideast Freedom Forum Berlin (MFFB) is an organization for policy consulting and political education. Also, MFFB organizes public events and discussions. MFFB was founded as a nonprofit association of scientists, journalists, members of Jewish organisations and exile Iranians in 2007. We work to promote freedom, democracy, universal human rights and the rule of law, and are committed to combat antisemitism, Islamism, authoritarianism, right-wing extremism and cultural relativism and it's threats to democracy. The MFFB works for a permanent commemoration of the Shoah in Germany. 


Events and Conferences – MFFB hosts regular talks with renowned German and international speakers. Sign up our newsletter to get invitations for our events.

Lectures - Members of MFFB speak nationwide at universities and other places about Israel, antisemitism, islamic extremism, cultural relativism and other topics related to the Near and Middle East.

Consulting – MFFB consults representatives of the media, the government and the parliament on questions about Israel and the Middle East, also on the fight against antisemitism in Germany.

Educational Project  – MFFB offers the seminar „The Israeli democracy and the Middle East Conflict“ nationwide. The seminar presents democracy in Israel and the fundament of the conflict with the Arabic neighbors in one day. Visit www.bildungsbaustein-israel.de for more information (in German).


Feel free to contact us for a counseling interview.


Michael Spaney - Executive Director 

Dr. Ulrike Becker- Director of Research

Jahne Nicolaisen - Program Director 

Alissa Weisse - Social Media/Public Relations/Coordinator 

Alexander Steder - Educational Consultant

Jörg Rensmann - Board Member

Andreas Benl - Senior Fellow, Iran Desk

Fathiyeh Naghibzadeh- Senior Fellow, Iran Desk

Tibor Luckenbach - Education Project "Bildungsbaustein Israel"

Emil Mink - Junior Fellow