Our Team

Benjamin von Mendelssohn, Director

Born into a once-wealthy, culturally significant Jewish banking family in Germany, the issues of reconciliation, politics and money accompanied Benjamin from his early years. After a radical but frustrating period of political engagement in his youth, Benjamin started to explore holistic… More about Benjamin >

Johannes Ewig, Scholarship Fund

Born in 1989, Johannes came to Tamera in 2009, searching for meaningful education. He quickly fell in love with community as he started to understand its social & political importance and its potential for deep healing. As a student of the Institute for Global Peace Work (IGP)… More about Johannes >

Board of Directors

Sabine Lichtenfels, Founder

Sabine Lichtenfels, born in 1954, studied Theology in Germany. She is author of many books, freelance theologian, peace activist and co-founder of Peace Research Center Tamera… More about Sabine >

Charly Rainer Ehrenpreis, Founder

Born in 1953, physicist, manager, guitarist and singer. He is one of the Co-founders of the project MEIGA in 1978, of the project ZEGG in Belzig near Berlin in 1991 and of the project Tamera in 1995… More about Charly >

Frieda Radford, Board Member

For more than 20 years Frieda Radford accompanied people as a coach, workshop facilitator and adviser, strengthening them to take a loving stand for themselves and the world. In the… More about Frieda >

Barbara Kovats, Board Member

Born in Swizterland, Barbara has held since her childhood the question as to how to create a world without suffering.  Animals have been great teachers on her path to a cruelty free life… More about Barbara >