• 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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Riverdale, NY
June 1, 2016

The Senior Class at SAR High School will host an all-girls fashions show – Les Petites, with the latest spring fashions. All proceeds from the event will support Sharsheret. For more information and to attend visit

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Miami Beach, FL
June 7, 2016

In honor of her Bat Mitzvah, Yakira Wolfson is organizing a Shavuot bake sale to support Sharsheret’s programs and services. All pareve and dairy items are $18. Hedy’s Hats will also donate a portion of the proceeds from hats sold at the event. For more information, contact

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New York, NY
July 24, 2016

Team Sharsheret is an official charity partner of the 2016 Panasonic NYC Triathlon on Sunday, July 24, 2016. Our individual and relay team athletes will swim in the Hudson River, bike along Manhattan’s West Side Highway, and run through Central Park to the finish line. Individual and relay slots

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Get Involved

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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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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When Passover rolls around, we all search through the house, furiously purging our homes of anything that is bread-related. Finally, when all the pasta and cereal are gone we suddenly feel ready to welcome our springtime holiday. The problem is that the leavened products are not the only "plague"   More »

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Hear Our Voices

"Thank you for showering me with so much love and support.  Continue with your exceptional work of making women who face the challenge of breast cancer feel heard and cared for!"