• Your
    Jewish
    Community
    Facing
    Breast Cancer
  • Young Jewish women facing breast cancer have unique concerns. Consider Sharsheret your personal gateway to the resources you may need over time.

    Learn how we can help

  • When facing cancer, it makes a world of difference to connect with someone who shares your experience as well as your values and culture.

    Find resources for women at every age

  • You might wonder what comes next for you and your loved one. We can help you navigate your concerns about fertility, intimacy, and facing cancer together.

    Learn how we can help

  • A cancer diagnosis affects the entire family. We offer help for partners, children, parents, and friends.

    Learn how we can help

  • One in 40 Ashkenazi Jews carries a BRCA gene mutation, nearly 10 times the rate of the general population. Working with health care professionals, we help you develop local cancer programs.

    Find resources for you and your patients

  • Breast cancer is not a Jewish woman's issue. It's a Jewish community issue.

    Bring Sharsheret to your city or college campus

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September 16, 2014

Join Sharsheret for a day of cooking, eating, and inspiration featuring new recipes from Rebbetzin Jennifer Gibber. For more information, please contact Briana Schwarz at 954-416-0087 or bschwarz@sharsheret.org.

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September 17, 2014 (All day)

Join the Areyvut  B’nai Mitzvah Fair at the North Shore Hebrew Academy.  All 5th grade girls, 6th grade boys and their parents, as well as the broader community will be in attendance.  Learn more about Sharsheret’s B’nai Mitzvah program and ways to include Sharsheret in this

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September 20, 2014

This fall Alpha Epsilon Phi and Zeta Beta Tau, at Indiana University Bloomington, will be co-hosting a philanthropy event that will feature different types of carnival inflatables, entertainment, food, and raffles. Proceeds will also benefit a local charity as well as  Sharsheret – a

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REGISTER NOW for the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Central Park 5-Mile Walk.  Please note there is no registration fee and fundraising is not required.  Meet Team Sharsheret at 8:00 am in

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Join thousands of other young adults across the country who are leading and participating in meaningful Sharsheret activities. Help us support young Jewish women and families facing breast cancer

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Share your experience with those newly diagnosed or facing the risk of breast cancer or ovarian cancer by becoming a Sharsheret “Link”, a peer supporter. Whether you are a recent survivor or a survivor of many years, or have a strong family history of cancer, enjoy the rewarding experience of supporting other women across the country. Our confidential “Links” connect

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A diagnosis of ovarian cancer earlier this year was a life changing event.  Fear, anxiety, sadness, body image issues, and short and long term effects of chemotherapy, only begin to touch on the myriad of worries which confronted me.  Still, one of the most difficult things to deal with   More »

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"Sharsheret is an amazing organization which consistently reminds me of how wonderful it is to connect with someone – how good it feels to provide support – and how successful a few passionate and strong women can be."