• 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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Orlando, FL
August 2, 2015

You’ve heard yoga is good for your health, but why? Demystify the ancient practice and separate myth from fact. This class will cover the basic history and practice of yoga. No mats or props are required for participation. Space is limited. For more information or to RSVP, please contact

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Plantation, FL
August 6, 2015

Hear from Sharsheret’s Florida Regional Director, Briana Schwarz, as she educates the staff of Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward about the unique issues that impact young Jewish women facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer, how the staff can help, and how Sharsheret can help. To bring a

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Milwaukee, WI
August 10, 2015

What’s Jewish About Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer? Hear from Sharsheret’s Director of Navigation and Support, Shera Dubitsky, as she educates the staff of Sharsheret Supports Partners at the JCC and Jewish Family Services about the unique issues that impact young Jewish women facing breast

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Please join us at the annual Florida benefit in support of Sharsheret PLAY FOR PINK, DEAL FOR TEAL Casino Night Wednesday, September 2, 2015.
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REGISTER NOW for the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Central Park 5-Mile Walk.  Please note there is no registration fee and fundraising is not required.  Meet Team Sharsheret at 8:00 am in

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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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This summer, the goal of my internship was to expand Sharsheret’s Ovarian Cancer Program. Ovarian cancer can be difficult to detect, since many of its symptoms can be attributed to common illnesses. As a result, most ovarian cancers are unfortunately diagnosed at advanced stages. Additionally,   More »

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"Sharsheret was the first positive encounter I had on the long road of breast cancer treatment. It allowed me a stress free way to find out what I truly needed to know."