• 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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Brooklyn, NY
August 2, 2016

Join Sharsheret Supports Partner of Excellence, the Bikur Cholim Chesed Organization, at their monthly friendship gatherings for frum women who are in treatment or have been in treatment for cancer.

Confidential meetings are free of charge. Come hear interesting guest speakers and meet

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Lawrence, NY
August 10, 2016

Please join the Long Island Sharsheret committee for a gourmet barbeque and siyum in memory of Ceila Vogel a”h. It will be a memorable evening as they raise awareness about Sharsheret in their community. Dinner at 7:00pm; Siyum at 7:

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St. Louis, MO
August 17, 2016

The Sharsheret Supports Circle meets to offer support to women in the St. Louis Jewish community who have been diagnosed with breast or ovarian cancer and are anywhere along their treatment path – before, during, or post treatment.  These casual get-togethers are designed to encourage

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Please join the Long Island Sharsheret committee for a gourmet barbeque and siyum in memory of Ceila Vogel a”h. It will be a memorable evening as they raise awareness about Sharsheret in their community. Dinner at 7:00pm; Siyum at 7:30. $90 Couvert per person by reservation only –

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Sharsheret’s Young Professionals Circle (YPC) is a program for professional young adults between the ages of 21-39. Through YPC, young professionals are empowered to raise community awareness about breast cancer and

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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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"There isn't a day that goes by that we don't think of our dear Founder, Rochelle Shoretz, who passed away a year ago."- Elana Silber, Executive Director We fondly remember her brilliance, her laughter, her aspiration for excellence, and her vision that no woman will face breast or ovarian   More »

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"Sharsheret provides a very important service to the Jewish community at large. When a woman has no one to talk to or confide in, Sharsheret is there to provide a shoulder to lean on, an ear to listen, and a woman who has a shared experience to sympathize with. Keep up this great work!"