In open letter, high school student says equal-opportunity education must be followed by equal-opportunity mitzvot.
Avigayil Halpern is a senior at the Hebrew High School of New England. In 2015, she plans to study at Midreshet Ein Hanatziv, after which she will attend Yale University. She is a Bronfman Youth Fellow and a Rising Voices Fellow, through the Jewish Women's Archive and Prozdor. She maintains a personal blog at theprocessofthetaking.blogspot.com. Follow her on Twitter at @avigayiln.