Past Events

May 17, 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 15, 2016
Teaneck Marriott Glenpointe Teaneck, NJ

On Sunday, May 15, 2016, Sharsheret will welcome 600 guests to our Annual Benefit, at the Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe honoring the women and men, family members, and friends who have touched the lives of breast cancer survivors.  Join us as Sharsheret recognizes the incredible contributions of Guest of Honor Dana Post Adler (Tenafly, NJ), Lisa Altman Volunteer Tribute Award Recipient  Deborah Leipzig (NYC) and Elana Rosman of West Hempstead, NY who will be recognized for her Young Leadership.

May 12, 2016
Weston, MA

On Thursday, May 12, 2016, Sharsheret will host an informational parlor meeting in Weston, MA, providing participants the opportunity to discover simple ways to take charge of your health and how Sharsheret can help. Enjoy drinks, hors d’oeurves, learning and wonderful company. 6:00 p.m. For more information about this event, please contact Sarah Eagle at seagle@sharsheret.org.

May 10, 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

May 8, 2016
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 5th. 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 7, 2016
Tremont Street Shul, Temple Beth Shalom Boston, MA

Register today for Sharsheret's 1st ever Young Professionals Circle event in Boston! Join us for an evening of cocktails and mixology, win great raffle prizes, and meet other young professionals interested in raising awareness about breast cancer and ovarian cancer in the community. For more information, contact Outreach Program Assistant, Sarah Eagle.

May 1, 2016
Jewish Family & Children's Services of Greater Mercer County Princeton, NJ

Hear from Sharsheret’s Director of National Outreach, Melissa Rosen, as she educates the staff of JFCS of Greater Mercer County 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.

May 1, 2016
Jewish Family & Children's Services of Greater Mercer County Princeton, NJ

Hear from Sharsheret’s Director of National Outreach, Melissa Rosen, as she educates the staff of JFCS of Greater Mercer County 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.

April 28, 2016
Turnberry Isle Resort
19999 W. Country Club Drive
Aventura, FL

Please join us at the sixth annual Step Up For Sharsheret Walk-a-thon. New location this year: Meet at the Turnberry Isle Resort and walk the Aventura Circle at your own pace. The cost is $36 per walker. All proceeds benefit Sharsheret’s free national programs and services for Jewish women and families facing breast cancer.  Register now at http://www.sharsheret.org/stepup. For more information, please contact Lisi Wolfson at lisiwolfson@yahoo.com or Jennifer Ohana at johana@gmail.com.

April 21, 2016
Orlando, FL

Join Sharsheret Supports Partner of Excellence, JFS Orlando, and Kim Croft, the Breast Cancer Recovery Coach, CCHt, MS, is not just a breast cancer survivor, she is a breast cancer THRIVER! Join us as Kim shares her knowledge of how emotions affect our ability to handle stress, make decisions, and heal physically from breast cancer. Kim will answer any questions from the audience and will discuss the specific tools and techniques she used to influence those emotions to tap into her subconscious and boost her immune system by mobilizing her body’s natural defenses against breast cancer.

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