Avigayil Halpern

Avigayil Halpern is studying for rabbinic ordination at the Hadar Institute in New York. She can be found on Twitter at @avigayiln.

Articles by Avigayil Halpern

How to Make Shabbat Meaningful at Home

There are many ways to make Shabbat feel meaningful outside of attending synagogue and sharing meals with friends.

Women, Tefillin, and Double Standards

I am a person who puts on, or “lays,” tefillin (phylacteries). I happen to be female. While my gender, to ...