What is OFEK?
The increasing number of antisemitic violence and discrimination has resulted in the growing need for strengthening counselling, which specializes in antisemitism. The OFEK counselling centre has been responding to these needs since 2017. In 2019 OFEK was registered as an association based in Berlin and active nationwide. OFEK has a nationwide reach through individual case-specific counselling, group counselling, a nationwide hotline and new regional locations and projects in Berlin, Hesse and Baden-Württemberg.
Who can reach out to us?
We advise individuals, their families and relatives as well as witnesses on anti-Semitic violence in school, at work, in the neighborhood, in the personal environment, on the Internet, in authorities and also offer advice-seeking institutions - communities, schools, associations - professional advice Incidents.
What do we offer?
Advising young people and families after incidents in school as well as providing specialist advice to teachers and school-based actors are an important focus of our work.
Our counselling is available in German, Hebrew, Russian or English,