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Sharsheret | Jewish Non-Profit Supporting Breast Cancer Survivors | Sharsheret
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  • Young Jewish women facing breast cancer have unique concerns. Consider Sharsheret your personal gateway to the resources you may need over time.

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  • 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.

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Flushing, NY
October 1, 2016 - October 31, 2016

The students at YUHSG will be leading Pretty in Pink, a month long initiative to raise awareness about breast cancer. The kick-off event will feature a Sharsheret video, pink ribbon project, cupcake wars, maniCURE for Sharsheret and culminating with a Pink Challah bake at the end of the month.

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College Park, MD
October 27, 2016

The Challah For Hunger chapter at University of Maryland will be baking Pink Challah in support of  Sharsheret and October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Bake with them on Thursday night or buy on Friday! For more information please contact Tamara Berman at

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Boca Raton, FL
October 27, 2016

Join Sharsheret at the Polo Club of Boca Raton for an informational session on breast cancer and ovarian cancer in the Jewish community. For more information, contact Kathleen Kelley at

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New York Times Bestselling Author Brad Meltzer and his wife, Cori, will match your gift dollar for dollar, up to $100,000, to carry on the legacy of their dear friend Rochelle Shoretz A"H,

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Join us on Thursday, November 17th at 6:30 PM  at 620 Loft & Garden at Rockefeller Center for

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Sharsheret’s Young Professionals Circle (YPC) is a program for professional young adults between the ages of 21-39. Through YPC, young professionals are empowered to raise community awareness about breast cancer and

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There has been a lot going on at once for my family, with my mother's diagnosis coming so soon after my diagnosis and first surgery, and our treatments overlapping time wise. Throughout this time, Sharsheret has been such an incredibly important part of my journey; always providing so much   More »

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"Tomorrow is my first chemotherapy session, and I am facing it with far more confidence than I could have imagined before Sharsheret."