• 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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Glassboro, NJ
February 8, 2016 - February 12, 2016

Pink Week is busy with the sisters of AEPhi at Rowan! Join them for any or all activities including a bake sale, "Spin for a Cure" spin class fundraiser at a local food establishment, educational program to encourage students to  "take the pledge" to Have the Talk with their parents to

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Cambridge, MA
February 12, 2016

The Jewish Women’s Group at Harvard Hillel will partner with Challah For Hunger to lead a pink challah bake, followed by a Sharsheret Pink Shabbat.  Join them for a meaningful evening where they will raise awareness about breast cancer and ovarian cancer and spread the word about Sharsheret

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Austin, TX
February 12, 2016

Join the sisters of AEPhi for their first Sharsheret Cake Wars event! Register your team and get ready to decorate your awesome cake! All proceeds from the event will support Sharsheret and their programs and services. Help them raise awareness about breast cancer and ovarian cancer in their

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Get Involved

Join communities across the country hosting Sharsheret Teal/Pink Shabbat® education and awareness programs in local synagogues, Jewish centers, and private homes. Want to learn more? Click here

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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 Rochelle Shoretz, Sharsheret’s Founder, passed away, social media was overflowing with articles about Rochelle, her life, her legacy and her organization, Sharsheret.  I was amazed by all that she did and accomplished, and by the amazing organization she created. Little did I know that   More »

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"I deeply appreciated the frequent and regular follow-up through phone, mail, and e-mail contact. In a situation which can be very isolating, I found this contact comforting and extremely helpful."