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Welcome to Bubby’s Kitchen

What is Bubby’s Kitchen?

Bubby’s Kitchen is a one-woman show about growing up in a family of Holocaust survivors and resistance fighters.

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?

“Our audiences have not stopped talking about your amazing performance.”

Ralph Meranto
Artistic Director, CenterStage

“Your warmth, insight, love and humor just cast a magic spell over all of us.”

Lauren Weinberger

“There are some events in life that you just must see.”

Judy Tallerman


Shira Ginsburg

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.

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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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is Bubby’s Kitchen About?
Q. Who wrote Bubby’s Kitchen?
Q. Is there an intermission?
Q. Is Bubby’s Kitchen appropriate for children?
Q. Where and when can I see Bubby’s Kitchen?

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