Past Events

May 20, 2015
Free National Webinar

Whether you have already enjoyed the rewarding experience of serving as a peer supporter, are still waiting for your first Sharsheret match, or are considering becoming a peer supporter, please join us on Wednesday, May 20th at 8 pm EST for our new Peer Support Training Webinar.  Our new webinar will offer guidelines for serving as a peer supporter, resources to share with other women facing cancer, and a role play simulation.

May 20, 2015
St. Louis JCC St. Louis, MO

Please join Nishmah at the St. Louis JCC for a friendship group which offers support to women in the St. Louis Jewish community who have been diagnosed with breast cancer or ovarian cancer and are anywhere along their treatment path – before, during, or post treatment.

May 20, 2015
Baltimore, MD

What’s Jewish About Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer? Hear from Sharsheret’s Director of National Outreach, Melissa Rosen, MA, as she educates staff about the unique issues that impact young Jewish women facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer, how the staff can help, and how Sharsheret can help. To bring a training to your organization or for more information, contact Director of National Outreach Melissa Rosen at mrosen@sharsheret.org or 866.474.2774.

May 19, 2015
Silver Spring, MD

Join us for a Pink Challah Baking in Silver Spring, MD. There’s nothing like fresh challah on Shabbat! Spend the evening learning challah braiding techniques and about Sharsheret and our efforts to raise awareness about breast cancer and ovarian cancer, and provide support to Jewish women and families facing breast cancer. 8:00 p.m.  For more information contact our Director of National Outreach, Melissa Rosen at mrosen@sharsheret.org or 866.474.2774.

May 18, 2015
Mittleman JCC
6651 SW Capitol Highway
Portland, OR

Join our newest Sharsheret Supports partner, the Mittleman JCC of Portland, for an educational evening focused on BRCA genetics and their impact on the Jewish community. Panelists will share their personal stories about how BRCA mutations affected their lives, and clinical geneticist Dr. Dana Simpson will present the facts, answer questions, and clear up common misconceptions. Call 503.244.0111 for more information.

May 15, 2015
Chicago, IL

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 staff members about the unique issues that impact young Jewish women facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer, how the staff can help, and how Sharsheret can help. To bring a training to your organization or for more information, contact Director of National Outreach Melissa Rosen at mrosen@sharsheret.org or 866.474.2774.

May 11, 2015
Cherry Hill, NJ

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 staff about the unique issues that impact young Jewish women facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer, how the staff can help, and how Sharsheret can help. To bring a training to your organization or for more information, contact Director of National Outreach Melissa Rosen at mrosen@sharsheret.org or 866.474.2774.

May 10, 2015
Congregation Bnai Yeshurun
641 West Englewood Avenue
Teaneck, NJ 07666

To celebrate Mother's Day each year, sisters Aviva Segal and Tova Weinstock sell floral bouquets in memory of their mother, Hindy Weinstock. Assorted floral bouquets are $20 and the order deadline is Thursday, May 7th. All proceeds benefit Sharsheret. For more information, please contact: Aviva Segal, 201-446-7304 or asegal85@gmail.com or Tova Weinstock, 201-446-7422 or tova.weinstock@gmail.com. To place your order and make a donation click here

May 10, 2015
Jack M. Barrack Bryn Mawr, PA

Join the students at Barrack High School for their Annual Mother’s Day Tea in support of Sharsheret.  Learn more about Sharsheret’s outreach to the Jewish community.  For more information, please contact Rebecca Trajtenberg at rtrajtenberg@jbha.org.

May 10, 2015 - May 15, 2015
University of California, Irvine Irvine, CA

The sisters of AEPhi are leading a weeklong philanthropy event called SurPHIvor.  On-campus sororities and fraternities will compete to win the title of sole SurPHIvor. The weeklong events include: Monday - coin wars, bracelet sales, raffles, and sharing of educational materials.  Tuesday - Wetzel's Pretzels fundraiser night. Wednesday - bake sale and an Instagram competition of how you wear your pink! Thursday - Manicure for the Sharsheret. Friday – Sharsheret Pink Shabbat dinner. During the dinner, the sole surPHIvor will be announced.

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