Past Events

July 27, 2016
Miami Beach, FL

Carly Sturm, Sharsheret’s Florida Program Coordinator, will educate the mikvah attendants of Daughters of Israel Mikvah Center. This seminar discusses many of the issues that may arise, from emotional to halakhic, and how best to offer support, with the help of Sharsheret. Please email csturm@sharsheret.org for more information or to bring a mikvah training to your community.

July 24, 2016
New York, NY

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 are available. To apply for a coveted slot in this race e-mail athletes@sharsheret.org.  For more information, please visit our Team page.

July 20, 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.

July 17, 2016
New York, NY

Participate in a variety of mind/body programs designed to lift your spirits and improve your well-being.  Enjoy a diverse program of activities including yoga, massage, Reiki, Moving for Life, Nia, and meditation, specifically designed for women in treatment for cancer.  Hear our own Director of National Outreach, Melissa K. Rosen speak about The Power of Metaphors: Coping Strategies to Help Individuals Facing Cancer and Beyond.

July 15, 2016

The next Sharsheret Supports Partner Facilitator call is scheduled for Friday, July 15th, 12 noon, EDT. The topic is Prepping for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Our discussion will review the different ways to participate in Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month (September) and Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October). To register, please email seagle@sharsheret.org. For more information on becoming a Sharsheret Supports Partner, contact Melissa Rosen at mrosen@sharsheret.org.

July 13, 2016
West Orange, NJ

Sharsheret Supports Partner of Excellence, Jewish Family Service of MetroWest invites you to a FREE healing yoga session. Learn and experience the benefits of therapeutic yoga and meditation and discover techniques to live a healthier lifestyle. Join us at the JCC MetroWest, 760 Northfield Avenue, in West Orange. Sponsored by Sharsheret, Jewish Family Service of MetroWest, Saint Barnabas Medical Center and The Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest.

July 13, 2016
Raleigh-Cary JFS Raleigh

Hear from Sharsheret’s Director of National Outreach, Melissa Rosen, as she educates the staff of Raleigh-Cary JFS 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 cultural competency training to your organization or for more information, contact Director of National Outreach, Melissa Rosen, at mrosen@sharsheret.org or 866.474.2774.

July 11, 2016
Overlake Medical Center Bellevue, WA

Hear from Sharsheret’s Director of Navigation and Support Services, Shera Dubitsky, as she educates the staff of Overlake Medical Center 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 cultural competency training to your organization or for more information, contact Director of National Outreach, Melissa Rosen, at mrosen@sharsheret.org or 866.474.2774.

July 6, 2016
Reproductive Medicine Associates of NY White Plains, NY

Shera Dubitsky, Sharsheret’s Director of Navigation and Support Services, will educate the staff of Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York about the unique issues that impact young Jewish women facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer. She will discuss how the staff can help and how Sharsheret can help. To bring a cultural competency training to your organization or for more information, contact Director of National Outreach, Melissa Rosen, atmrosen@sharsheret.org or 866.474.2774.

July 5, 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. This month’s topic is ‘Moving Beyond Acceptance: Learning to Love Your Body Suring and After Cancer.’

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