• 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.

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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.

    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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October 26, 2014 (All day) - November 26, 2014 (All day)

Order your Thanksgiving pies and/or make a meaningful donation today to raise critical ovarian cancer awareness and funds to support Sharsheret’s Ovarian Cancer Program.  Sisters Adeena Sussman and Sharon Wieder launched the Pies For Prevention Thanksgiving Bake Sale six years ago in memory

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November 21, 2014 (All day)

The Hillel at Trinity College is hosting their Annual Sharsheret Pink Shabbat! Join them for this inspirational and meaningful dinner as they raise awareness about breast cancer and spread the word about Sharsheret.  Hear the story of a breast cancer survivor and listen to the music of a

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November 23, 2014

Join Sharsheret at B’nai Torah’s Women’s League program. There will be information about Sharsheret and the importance of raising awareness about breast cancer within the local community.  For more information, contact Shelly Gross at shelly@

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On December 2nd, we invite you to mark #GivingTuesday – a global day dedicated to giving back. By making a special gift to Sharsheret on this day, you are

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Living with breast cancer or ovarian cancer? BRCA positive? High risk? Clinical trials may be an option for you. Join us on Wednesday, December 10th at 8 pm EST for the first in a two-part national webinar series about the importance of clinical trials in our hereditary cancer

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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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After cooking and eating the equivalent of many Thanksgiving meals from Rosh Hashanah through the holiday of Sukkot, the last thing I want to do is “Talk Turkey” or “Talk Any Type of Poultry.” Though in the spirit of the American idiom “Talk Turkey,” on this American holiday of Thanksgiving, we   More »

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