Cooking with the Mouth

Author(s): Harriet Gomon
Jill, an American Jewish journalist, finds herself on assignment in Berlin to cover a technology festival. Having learned about the Holocaust at too young an age, Jill has developed a phobia of the subject. While in Berlin, Jill accidentally meets a survivor of the Ravensbrück concentration camp, who explains to her how the women in the camp would discuss recipes as a way to cope with their circumstances. As a result of her encounter with the survivor, Jill is not only able to deal with her own fear, but also has an opportunity to help realize the woman’s lifelong dream.
Format: Short play
Running Time: 35 minutes

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Nationality of Author: U.S.
Original Language: English

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