• 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.

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  • 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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January 28, 2015

What’s Jewish About Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer? Hear from Sharsheret’s Director of Navigation and Support Services, Shera Dubitsky, MEd, MA, as she educates volunteers from Long Island about the unique issues that impact young Jewish women facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer, how

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February 3, 2015 (All day)

Support the students at the Hebrew Academy of Miami Beach as they raise awareness about breast cancer at their annual maniCURE for Sharsheret. Wear pink, support Sharsheret, and book your manicure appointment. For more information, please contact Lisi Wolfson at

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February 6, 2015 (All day)

The Jewish Women’s Group at Harvard Hillel will be leading a Sharsheret Pink Shabbat.  Join them for a meaningful evening and entertainment where they will aise awareness about breast cancer and spread the word about Sharsheret. For more information, please contact Talia Weisberg at

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Living with breast cancer or ovarian cancer? BRCA positive? High risk? Clinical trials may be an option for you. Join us on Wednesday, February 25 at 8 pm EST for the second installment of our national webinar series about the importance of clinical trials in our hereditary

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Meet, mingle, and network with other young professionals at our NYC Young Professionals Networking Night, Saturday, February 21st. Enjoy an open bar, great food, billiards, ping-pong and more at Slate in the Flatiron District. Click here to register.

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Purim this year is Thursday, March 5th. Click here to order!

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People celebrate many different anniversaries, the most common ones being wedding anniversaries and in the Jewish community, the yartzeit, or anniversary of a person’s passing .  As a single woman in her early 50’s, I haven’t celebrated any of my own wedding anniversaries and unfortunately, I’   More »

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