Bubbe (or Bubby)

The name Bubbe makes you think of lots and lots of love

It seems like way back when, almost everyone called their grandmother Bubbe. Now the name seems to have declined a bit in popularity, but we still love it. It connotes lots of hugs and love and food… way too much food.

If Bubbe isn’t the name for you, here’s some other names that you might like.

One blogger’s take on why we need to reclaim the name Bubbe.

If you’re a bubbe and want to make your grandkids some traditional Jewish food, check out our recipes.


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