• 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.

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March 6, 2015 (All day)

What’s Jewish About Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer? Hear from Sharsheret’s Director of Navigation and Support Services, Shera Dubitsky, MEd, MA, as she educates nurse navigators about the unique issues that impact young Jewish women facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer, how the staff can

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March 6, 2015 (All day)

The Lexington USY Chapter will be hosting its first Sharsheret Pink Shabbat. Young adults will be joining together to learn about Sharsheret and breast cancer awareness. For more information please contact Ariel Hausman at arihausman1@gmail.com.

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March 13, 2015 (All day)

Metro Chicago Hillel is leading a Sharsheret Pink Shabbat for all of the participating Hillel’s in the Metro area. The event will educate students about breast cancer awareness and empower them to spread the word about Sharsheret. To join them for this meaningful and fun event please contact,

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Purim this year is Thursday, March 5th. Click here to order!

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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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I was born on the 3rd of October. Every member of my family was born on a day that could be divided by 3.  I have 3 siblings, wanted 3 children and always loved the number 3. I loved it until I was told I was “triple negative”. At age 37, while nursing my second baby, I discovered a lump in my   More »

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