Religion / Ethics

Religion / Ethics

Berlin is a melting pot of religions. Churches, synagogues and mosques open their doors to school classes. Historical aspects, such as the persecution and murder of the Jews are conveyed to the pupils at important historical locations. Religious instruction in a far different world to the school bench, between the Koran, the Bible and the Tanach, is provided by new perspectives on the world’s religions.

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Located directly on the water, this romantic, relaxed and comfortable restaurant is decorated with wooden furniture, old lamps and ornate picture frames. Simply put, Freischwimmer is a cool location in Kreuzberg’s Flutgraben area. The restaurant is in a very old building that was once used for renting and repairing boats. The entrance is directly next to Berlin’s oldest gas station. You can sit outdoors during the summer and indoors during the winter.