🌟 As we embark on the journey of educating our heritage kids in Arabic, let’s delve into some insightful statistics that shed light on the pros and cons:   πŸ‘ Pros: 1️⃣ Preservation of Culture: Studies indicate that heritage language education plays a crucial role in preserving cultural identity. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, over 2.6 million children in the United States speak Arabic at home, emphasizing the significance of maintaining their cultural heritage
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Alefb at 30: Cultivating Global Citizens and Nurturing Local Talent In the context of our partnership operations, as a non-profit organization, we strive to contribute to charitable, social, and educational causes. Regularly, we support several friendly organizations in their efforts to promote Arabic culture and language. Examples include SOS Villages in Kfarhay and Sferai, to which we provided internet connection and computers for a correspondence project with our students, as well as games and audio
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“Inshallah” – two words that encapsulate more than a mere expression of hope in Arabic culture. These words, meaning “God willing,” hold a profound significance, reflecting a cultural ethos deeply rooted in faith, optimism, and a humble acknowledgment of the unpredictable nature of life. Let’s delve into the cultural richness behind “Inshallah” and explore how it weaves a tapestry of hope throughout the Arab world. The Essence of “Inshallah”: Faith in the Divine Plan: “Inshallah”
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Alefb’s Professional Development Meeting, In Person and Online! This Summer 2023, Alefb’s dedicated team of educators in convened Summer 2023, with support from Assabil Libraries in Beirut. This collaborative event celebrated unity and progress, reinforcing our commitment to knowledge empowerment. Some tutors gathered at Assabil Libraries, fostering a vibrant atmosphere of collaboration, while others joined virtually from around the world. Β πŸ“š The meeting showcased a beautiful blend of ideas, experiences, and collective learning, emphasizing the
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