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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.

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

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  • 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.

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

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April 14, 2014 (All day) - April 18, 2014 (All day)

The brothers of AEPi will be hosting their  second annual Rock-A-Thon event to raise money for Sharsheret and awareness about breast cancer. The brothers will be rocking in their chair for 10 hours each day in the heart of campus! Check them out and support their efforts.  For more

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April 18, 2014

Please join us at the fourth annual Step Up 4 Sharsheret Walk-a-thon. We will be walking from the Fontainebleau Hotel to 23rd Street and back. The cost is $36 per walker. All proceeds benefit Sharsheret’s free national programs and services for Jewish women and families facing breast cancer.

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April 18, 2014

Are you ready for a blast (of Slime) from the past? AEPhi and Kappa Sig are excited to present the 2nd annual Slimefest. Slimefest will be a fun day in the sun complete with BBQ, music, games, raffles and of course a slime-filled games reminiscent of Nickelodeon Slime Time Live. 100% of the

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On Sunday, May 4, 2014, Sharsheret will welcome 600 guests to our 12th Anniversary Benefit, at the Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe honoring the women and men, family members, and friends who have touched the lives of breast cancer survivors.   Join us as Sharsheret recognizes

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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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As all great adventures do, this one started on Facebook and a post by Rochelle Shoretz, the Founder of Sharsheret, about running the NYC Half Marathon. In an instant, when some of the best decisions are made, I hopped on the band wagon and said, “I should run in honor of my 40th birthday.” And   More »

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"When my mother was fighting her battle with breast cancer, Sharsheret was the first place we turned.  The women there are sure proof of the power of ordinary people.  No question, they helped my entire family through an incredibly difficult time."