• 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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Orangetown, NY
December 9, 2016 - December 10, 2016

Orangetown Jewish Center will be hosting a Sharsheret Pink Shabbat on December 9th and 10th.  Melissa K. Rosen, Sharsheret’s Director of National Outreach, will speak between dinner and dessert on Friday evening, to discuss supporting family/friends facing a diagnosis and share information

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Teaneck, NJ
December 10, 2016

Enjoy a Chanukah concert to benefit Sharsheret, featuring Cantor Ellen Tilem singing in Hebrew, Yiddish and Cantorial Music with special guest jazz and soul singer Becca ‘Beccs’ Gastfriend. This concert is free and open to the public. Attendees will also have the opportunity to learn about

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Boca Raton, FL
December 20, 2016

Join Congregation Torah Ohr for a community walk supporting young Jewish women and families facing breast cancer. For more information, contact the synagogue at 561.479.4049.

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New studies and emerging research recommend population wide BRCA genetic screening for Jews of Ashkenazi descent.  What does this mean for you? 

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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 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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Time collapses each time I have my annual mammogram. Months and years fold in upon themselves like an accordion. My last mammogram was a year ago and yet, as I signed in at the reception desk today, it felt like I had just checked in not a month before. How does the just-been-here-just-done-this   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."