Marissa Wojcik

Marissa Wojcik Headshot

Marissa (she/her) grew up in Skokie, IL and currently lives in the South Bay of Los Angeles. After graduating from the University of Michigan (Go Blue!), she received a master's degree at Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning  & Leadership. Marissa has worked in multiple Holocaust museums and institutions across the country and is the granddaughter of a Holocaust survivor. Marissa is also the author of the Jewish baking blog North Shore to South Bay, where she shares recipes inspired by her Midwestern upbringing and newfound home in Southern California. 


Blog Posts

Fritzie Fritzshall Headshot

A Tale of Kindness and Survival

Marissa Wojcik

The women in Auschwitz helped Fritzie survive. She repaid them by telling their stories.

Topics: Holocaust, Recipes
Photo of writer's grandmother as a child on left; grandmother and writer on right

My Jewish Grandma’s Christmas Pierogis

Marissa Wojcik

With each handcrafted pierogi, my grandma honors her husband's traditions while holding on to her strong Jewish identity. 

Molly Yeh and Marissa Wojcik

How a Celebrity Chef Helped Me Connect with My Mixed Heritage

Marissa Wojcik

Celebrity chef Molly Yeh inspired me to share my Jewish fusion recipes with the world.


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