• 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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October 1, 2014 (All day) - October 31, 2014 (All day)

The Hillel at Buffalo will host tables in the Student Union throughout the month of October. They will sell t-shirts and chocolate pops with proceeds to benefit Sharsheret. Support their efforts and raise awareness about breast cancer. For more information please contact Jessica Lemons at

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October 23, 2014 (All day) - October 26, 2014 (All day)

Support the sisters of at AEPhi's ManiCURE for Sharsheret event at a local nail salon.  The salon will donate 20% of their proceeds to Sharsheret from the event.  Students and local community members are invited to make appointments.  For details and more information please

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October 24, 2014 (All day) - October 25, 2014 (All day)

Join Sharsheret Supports™ JEWISHcolorado for their first-ever Community-wide Pink Shabbat® to raise awareness about breast cancer in the Jewish community.  Sharsheret Supports™ JEWISHcolorado creates and enhances culturally-relevant local breast cancer programs, support services, resources

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Get Involved

Make your purchases mean more this October - National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Thank you to our corporate partners,  Cure Diva, Jen K Designs,

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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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On November 2nd, 2014 I will be competing in the New York City Marathon. But this blog is not about me; it is much bigger. Since taking on the challenge to race in the New York City Marathon for Team Sharsheret, I have received the utmost support from all over. Of course, my family and close   More »

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"Through this, I have been blessed with wonderful friends and family for whom I thank G-d daily. Yet no one has been able to still my anxiety like the people at Sharsheret who have been through this themselves."