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The first goodbye before new beginnings

This months update from the Berlin Hub will be the first out of many goodbyes and new welcomes – these updates will give an impression of how people who’ve lived here experienced their stay, and what the people joining (and re-joining) are looking forward to in the upcoming months. To not mesh together too many of these well start small.

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Musings on Living in Community

Berlin hub resident, Jaques, reflects on his time living in community. In June, after roughly two years that I mostly spend with the Life Itself Berlin Hub I moved out of the shared living. During this time, the hub expanded from one flat and three people to four flats and a shared space providing a […]

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People and Practice at the Berlin Hub

Another month has gone by at the Berlin Hub. Much has happened, this time told again from the perspective of Hubmanager Ilja, on a rainy yet warm evening in Kreuzberg. Bringing the building together How often have you come together in the couryard like this? Never and how long have you been living in this […]

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A Benefit Concert at the Berlin Hub

This month, Berlin Hubmanager Ilja is taking a step back from writing, to give the stage to Sen who will share her story of how she made a benefit concert for Ukrainian refugees happen at the Hub, with at least 70 attendees, 800€+ in donations gathered and a joyful time spent: On June 4, 1989, […]

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Another month at the Berlin Hub

This month at the hub saw many things: Spring truly started, Covid regulations are about to be relaxed a bit, and something that’s been on everyone’s minds – the war in Ukraine… Group Identity I myself was born in Russia 32 years ago before I came to Germany as a 4-year old and integrated with […]

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Stories of the Berlin Hub

To give you a better impression about what is happening during a typical month at the hub I’ll juxtapose the silly and the serious, the calm and the excited, the reflective and the carefree. Storytime This months theme is „Stories from our Cultures“. A somewhat obvious choice, given that the 11 people at the hub […]

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Creativity month at the Berlin Hub

Welcome 2022! With a new year comes a new month, and with a new month comes a new monthly theme. A little excursion: In order to enable more depth to our Community Practices by connecting them with each other, we made it a habit to choose a theme, that is then explored in the sessions […]

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New faces at the Berlin Hub

It’s been a while since we updated you on the people actually living at the Berlin Hub right now. With our second-to-latest addition having joined in Mid November it’s about time to give you a comprehensive update: Amee combines many cultures in herself – half Egyptian / half Russian, she grew up in the U.S., […]

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A fall update from the Berlin Hub

Fall has gently arrived in Gneisenaustraße, Berlin. We’ve had events, people and lots in between. Lets dive into the last 2 months! Friendly visits After things opening up again in Summer, we were able to receive many friends. Their names are Carmen, Naresh, Liam, Hannah, Charley, Theo, Valerie and even Rufus came by! Some stayed […]

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What’s new at the Berlin Hub?

Lots has happened over the last few months. Here is a little impression of some of the things we’ve been up to: Authentic Relating Our main event in September is a seminar on Authentic Relating, guided by Alexander Müller. A humble beginning with four participants was followed by around 10 people joining in the next […]