Treat your sweet tooth, tempt your taste buds at Temple Beth-El’s “World Series of Jewish Desserts.”


Lions and tigers and bears, oh my? No. Bobka and challah and rugellah, and more!

PROVIDENCE – Sweets lovers will be tempted to sample more than 25 creations entered in Temple Beth-El’s “World Series of Jewish Desserts.” A judges’ panel will award the title of “Best Dessert” and attendees will choose the winner of the “People’s Choice Award.”

This year’s fundraiser, to benefit the Temple Beth-El Religious School Scholarship Fund, follows last year’s “World Series of Kugel” and the 2011 “World Series of Brisket,” each of which attracted 200 attendees and raised $7,500 to assist member families with school tuition costs.

This year’s judges will be Lynn Williams, owner of Seven Stars Bakery; Dr. Andy Robin, a doctor, former award-winning writer for “Seinfeld” and “Saturday Night Live” and current columnist for The Providence Journal; and Anita Solomon, a revered temple member of more than 80 years.

The “World Series” is open to the public. Admission is $10/adults; $5/children over 5; children under 5 are admitted free and a maximum of $25/family.

Raffle tickets will be sold for $10 each or three for $25 and offer the chance to win prizes such as a kids’ yoga party at OM Kids Yoga Center and a $500 gift certificate to Cardi’s Furniture. Satisfy your sweet tooth and help Temple Beth-El on Sunday, Oct. 27, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. at 70 Orchard Ave. on Providence’s East Side.

For more information or to purchase admission or raffle tickets, contact Ruby Shalansky at 331-6070,