Christopher Michaelson is a member and former board member of Temple Israel in Minneapolis and a professor of business ethics at the University of St. Thomas and New York University.
By Christopher Michaelson
As a child, I shunned my Asian identity. As a Jewish adult, I embrace it
Years ago, when I first told my mom I was converting to Judaism, she worried that I would become less Chinese. More recently, when I told her I was legally changing my name, she wondered if “Christopher” was not Jewish enough, not realizing that I meant I was adopting her surname, Wong, as my middle…
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