What is Bubby’s Kitchen?
Mixing three cups of wisdom for every two cups of matzo meal, Shira Ginsburg weaves together a story of love and laughter, of loss and survival and of food and family. With her stories, yiddish, liturgical, and musical theatre songs, Shira will have you laughing and crying in one breath. Welcome to Bubby’s Kitchen!
What are audiences saying about Bubby’s Kitchen?
Artistic Director, CenterStage
“Your warmth, insight, love and humor just cast a magic spell over all of us.”
Shira Ginsburg is an Invested Cantor currently serving at East End Temple in Manhattan. A graduate of Syracuse University’s Drama and Musical Theatre program, Shira spent a number of years working as a professional actress, singer and songwriter before being invested as Cantor from Hebrew Union College.
Judith Ginsburg (Bubby)
Judith Ginsburg was born Yudis Kosczzanska on January 6, 1925 in Lida, Poland (now Bellarus.) One of five children, four girls and one boy, Judith was the only member of her immediate family to survive the Holocaust.
Frequently Asked Questions
Bubby’s Kitchen weaves this family’s moving story together through monologue, Yiddish, liturgical and musical theatre songs. Though Bubby’s Kitchen is the story of one woman’s life, it holds a poignant and heartfelt mirror up to anyone that has ever sat around their family’s kitchen table and been filled with the richness of food, the riches of stories, and lots and lots of love.
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