Past Events

June 22, 2016
Lawrence, NY

Join us at a special training session designed for rebbetzins, mikvah attendants, and yoatzot halacha. Join the Sharsheret Long Island committee for an important conversation about many of the issues that may arise, from emotional to halakhic, and how best to offer support, with the help of Sharsheret. Click here for more information and email seagle@sharsheret.org to register.

June 15, 2016
Jewish Community Center St. Louis, MO

The Sharsheret Supports Circle meets to offer support to women in the St. Louis Jewish community who have been diagnosed with breast or ovarian cancer and are anywhere along their treatment path – before, during, or post treatment.  These casual get-togethers are designed to encourage connections with peers, health professionals and resources.  At each session, there will be an opportunity to share and connect with other program participants.  Led by licensed social worker Kathy Bearman, this group meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Light kosher dinner served.

June 7, 2016
Private Home Miami Beach, FL

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 lisiwolfson@yahoo.com.

June 7, 2016
Bikur Cholim Chesed Organization
5216 11th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY

Join Sharsheret Supports Partner of Excellence, the Bikur Cholim Chesed Organization, at their monthly friendship gatherings for frum women who are in treatment or have been in treatment for cancer.

Confidential meetings are free of charge. Come hear interesting guest speakers and meet others “who understand,” while enjoying a light, healthy snack.

Please join us at our next gathering:
Tuesday, May 10th, from 11:00am-12:30pm
Bikur Cholim Chesed Organization
5216 11th Avenue
Brooklyn NY 11219

June 1, 2016
SAR High School Riverdale, NY

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 https://www.saracademy.org/page.cfm?p=3395&LockSSL=true

May 26, 2016
Free Partner Training

In coordination with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Sharsheret has planned a comprehensive, half-day in-service training for our Sharsheret Supports partners and those organizations interested in partnering. The training will be held twice for the convenience of participants, and will focus on increasing support for young breast cancer survivors and their caregivers in local communities. The training includes new content and multiple teaching modalities.


Tuesday, May 17th, 7:30 am PDT at the National AJFCA conference in San Diego, CA

May 23, 2016
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 Monday, May 23rd at 8 pm EDT for our 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 22, 2016
Private Home Miami Beach, FL

Hear from Shera Dubitsky, MEd, MA, Director of Navigation and Support Services at Sharsheret, as she educates women from the frum community of Miami Beach about the unique issues that impact young Jewish women facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer, how they can help, and how Sharsheret can help. To bring an educational event to your home or for more information, contact Florida Regional Director, Briana Schwarz at bschwarz@sharsheret.org or 954.416.0087.

May 20, 2016
Office of Dr. Aviva Preminger New York, NY

Join us in support of mothers everywhere for Bagels and Botox at the office of Dr. Aviva Preminger 969 Park Avenue, Suite 1E. Treat yourself while raising funds for breast cancer. Buy one area of Botox & get a second area for free. A portion of the proceeds will go to support Sharsheret.

May 18, 2016
Yeshiva High School Boca Raton, FL

Yeshiva High School will partner with Sharsheret to introduce students to Sharsheret’s programs and services. Sharsheret will educate them on the importance of learning their family cancer history and discuss ways for them to raise awareness about breast cancer and ovarian cancer when they are in college. For more information, please contact Lysee Stein at mlys@yeshivahs.org. 

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