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Nicole Bem

Nicole is a writer and editor of women’s health websites. She was part of Toronto’s vibrant Aish HaTorah Village Shul community and made aliyah eight years ago. Nicole now lives in Ra’anana, Israel with her husband and four children.

Spiritual Scrubbing

Spiritual Scrubbing


I loved Passover. It was the swishing of brooms in surround sound that confounded me.