Brandenburg residents learn Arabic

Brandenburg residents learn Arabic It is self-evident why newcomers are learning German relentlessly: Without language skills nothing is possible, language is the key for understanding each other and the culture. So why are learning Brandenburgers Arabic? We were curious and visited the class “Arabic for beginners” in Neuruppin. Location Related story Here you can get…

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Syrian trainees in Brandenburg

Syrian trainees in Brandenburg The integration into the German labour market is the most important aspect of succesful integration after learning the language. We visited Ammar Altahan from Syria in the Mercedes-Benz training center in Ludwigsfelde where he is doing a vocational training in industry mechanics and asked him how he is doing in Ludwigsfelde.…

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Kurdish Girls Dance Group

Dance is a world language Dance doesn’t need words, says Sabiha Khalil a women rights activist from Syria. This is why she started a Kurdish dance group for girls in Luckenwalde, Brandenburg. Every Sunday the girls meet at the youth center KLAB to practice Kurdish dancing – and thus bringing a piece of their culture…

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Community interpreting service

Community interpreting service Language barriers are the most prominent hurdles for the integration of newcomers who often do not understand bureaucratic and technical terms. To overcome these obstacles, the Counselling Service for Migration, Integration, and Tolerance Brandenburg initiated the project “Community Interpreting Service”. The qualification program is aimed at migrants that are trained in intensive…

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Refuge – then and now

Refuge – then and now The traveling exhibition ‘Refuge then and now’ shows what displaced persons after World War II and refugees that came to Brandenburg since 2015 have in common. Students conducted interviews and created 20 boards on which one can read about how it is to leave ones homeland – back then and…

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A Syrian entrepreneur in Brandenburg

A Syrian entrepreneur in Brandenburg In July 2016 Omar Kassab opened a shop for arabic groceries in Großräschen, Brandenburg. The father of three came to Germany with his wife and mother in 2015 from Syria. In our clip you can find out why he decided to open a grocery store in the South of Brandenburg.…

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