• 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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Find An Event

Brooklyn, NY
June 3, 2015

Join Bikur Cholim Chesed Organization at their free monthly friendship gathering for women who are in treatment or have been in treatment for cancer.  RSVP to Shlomis at (718) 438-2020, ext. 7432.

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Hollywood, FL
June 3, 2015

Please join us for an evening of excitement and entertainment as we celebrate our Florida Regional Office and recognize our Community Advocates. For more information or to reserve your seat, contact

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East Brunswick, NJ
June 6, 2015

Join the YIEB community as they join with Sharsheret to raise awareness about breast cancer in the Jewish community. Choose from several programs including a pink challah baking, a presentation entitled ‘What’s Jewish about Breast Cancer’, a survivors’ salon and a conversation from the

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Get Involved

Please join us at the annual Florida benefit in support of Sharsheret PLAY FOR PINK, DEAL FOR TEAL Casino Night Wednesday, June 3, 2015
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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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When I was 10 years old my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. She was 37. We are Ashkenazi Jews with no other family history of breast or ovarian cancer. I am now 38 years old and single, hoping for a family one day. Growing up, my mom was constantly fearful her cancer was genetic.    More »

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