• 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.

    Bring Sharsheret to your city or college campus

Find An Event

Philadelphia, PA
August 24, 2016 - August 31, 2016

The sisters of AEPhi will be participating in Templefest on August 24th, 25th and 31st, a campus wide event to raise awareness about the organizations on campus. The Phi Theta chapter will be sharing information about Sharsheret to educate the students about breast and ovarian cancer. Lookout

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Davie, FL
September 18, 2016

Grab your yoga mat and join us at David Posnack Jewish Community Center for a yoga class benefitting Sharsheret. All levels welcome. Couvert is $36 per person. For more information and to register, please click here or

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Teaneck, NJ
September 20, 2016

We know, this isn’t how you normally prepare for Rosh Hashanah. We know, you’re too tired to face the shopping, the cooking, the cleaning, and don’t want to put on a happy face in front of company. We know, you don’t want to disappoint your family. We know you’re not looking forward to going to

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Get Involved

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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Are you a breast cancer or ovarian cancer survivor? Join us as we help you navigate healthy

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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 the Conversation

I was first introduced to Sharsheret last year, when I was the Nonprofit Management Intern at the University of Florida Hillel.  We were collaborating with UF’s AEPhi chapter in order to bring a Sharsheret Pink Shabbat to campus, and I was tasked with the majority of the planning process.   More »

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"My initial contact was very important in helping me navigate the stormy waters I was just thrown into. It was very reassuring to talk to people who understood and could help."