Gen Slosberg

Gen Slosberg

Gen Xia Ye Slosberg is a Jewish non-profit professional working at Jewish Youth for Community Action (JYCA), and formerly served as the Executive Director of Mixed @ Berkeley. She will receive her B.A. in Political Science from UC Berkeley in December 2020. Gen was born and raised in Southern China and moved to the United States as a teenager. Getting involved with mixed-race and Jews of Color communities had a huge impact on her identity development, and she is excited to build an affirming community through LUNAR. She hopes to foster a sense of shared identity among participants in LUNAR and increase visibility of Asian-Americans in the Jewish community. You can read more about Gen’s story and perspectives in this J. article and this interview with Mixed Life Media.

Articles

How Kristin Eriko Posner Nourishes Her Japanese-Jewish Culture

How Kristin Eriko Posner Nourishes Her Japanese-Jewish Culture

02/18/2021
Founder of Nourish Co. lifestyle company honors ancient Jewish traditions while creating new ones.
First Chinese-American Rabbi Feels Lucky to Be Part of ‘Two Peoples, Two Traditions’

First Chinese-American Rabbi Feels Lucky to Be Part of ‘Two Peoples, Two Traditions’

02/09/2021
Rabbi Jacqueline Mates-Muchin encourages American Jews to “be open to hearing what peoples’ experiences, feelings, and traditions actually are.”
Nonprofit Leader Makes Space for Mixed-Race Jews

Nonprofit Leader Makes Space for Mixed-Race Jews

01/21/2021
Mitsui Collective founder Yoshi Silverstein on nature, food, and integrating his identities.
Embracing Uncertainty About My Jewish Identity During the High Holidays

Embracing Uncertainty About My Jewish Identity During the High Holidays

09/16/2020
Co-creator of LUNAR: The Jewish-Asian Film Project on learning how to connect with her Jewish heritage as an adult.