Past Events

August 7, 2011
New York City, NY

Team Sharsheret’s athletes will be competing in the 2011 Nautica NYC Triathlon on Sunday, August 7th. Cheer on our 11 athletes as they swim in the Hudson River, bike along Manhattan’s West Side Highway, and run through Central Park to the finish line. To read each athlete’s personal story and sponsor their athletic efforts on behalf of Sharsheret, please click on their names below.

Sponsor Our Athletes:
Jonathan Blinken

June 15, 2011
Jewish Family Service of North Jersey
One Pike Drive
Wayne, NJ 07470

Hear from Sharsheret’s expert Genetics Program Coordinator Niecee Singer Schonberger, MS, CGC, and Clinical Supervisor Shera Dubitsky, MEd, MA, as they address your frequently asked questions about hereditary breast cancer and ovarian cancer and its impact on Jewish families. The workshop will address both medical information and psychosocial issues, and will include a Sharsheret Peer Supporter sharing her personal story. Light refreshments will be served. To register for the event or for more information, contact Karen Brand at (973) 595-0111, ext.

June 2, 2011 (All day)
Free National Symposium

Join us for our free national teleconference and webinar, “The Whole Picture: A Holistic Approach to Breast Health and Breast Cancer.” This symposium will focus on integrating holistic interventions into the lives of Jewish women living with or at high risk for breast cancer. Panelists include Oncologist Dr. Mitchell Gaynor, Registered Dietitian Lisa Goldberg, Sharsheret Clinical Supervisor Shera Dubitsky, and Sharsheret Peer Supporter and Healthy Steps Co-Founder Sherry Lebed Davis.

May 24, 2011
JCC of Central NJ
1391 Martine Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

Hear from Sharsheret’s Clinical Supervisor Shera Dubitsky and Trinitas Comprehensive Cancer Centers Genetic Counselor Sherry Grumet as they discuss the risk of hereditary breast cancer in Jewish families, the psychosocial impact of genetic testing, and follow-up care and support. The workshop will also include breast cancer survivors sharing their stories. To register for the event, please contact Shari Bloomberg at (908) 352-8375 or sbloomberg@jfscentralnj.com.

May 18, 2011
UJA Federation of Northern New Jersey
50 Eisenhower Drive
Paramus , NJ 07652

Hear from Sharsheret’s expert Genetics Program Coordinator Niecee Singer Schonberger, MS, CGC, and Clinical Supervisor Shera Dubitsky, MEd, MA, as they address your frequently asked questions about hereditary breast cancer and ovarian cancer and its impact on Jewish families. The workshop will address both medical information and psychosocial issues, and will include a Sharsheret Peer Supporter sharing her personal story. Light refreshments will be served.

May 15, 2011
Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe Teaneck, NJ

Join us at Sharsheret's 10th Anniversary Benefit, Sunday, May 15, 2011 at the Marriott at Glenpointe in Teaneck, New Jersey, featuring renowned singer and songwriter Neshama Carlebach. We will recognize the valuable contributions of Guest of Honor Naomi Kanovsky (Englewood, NJ) and Lisa Altman Volunteer Tribute Award recipient Marcie Cappell (NYC).

May 12, 2011
Beth Sholom Congregation
8231 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027

Breast cancer survivors, their families, and friends are invited to a healing service led by Rabbi Andrea Merow. A special presentation by Sharsheret’s Clinical Supervisor Shera Dubitsky, MEd, MA, will follow the service. Refreshments will be served. To register for the event or for more information, contact Aviva Schieber at schieber@comcast.net.

May 11, 2011
Westchester Jewish Community Services Headquarters
845 North Broadway
White Plains, NY 10603

Hear from Sharsheret’s expert Genetics Program Coordinator Niecee Singer Schonberger, MS, CGC, and Clinical Supervisor Shera Dubitsky, MEd, MA, as they address your frequently asked questions about hereditary breast cancer and ovarian cancer and its impact on Jewish families. The workshop will address both medical information and psychosocial issues, and will include a Sharsheret peer supporter sharing her personal story. Light refreshments will be served. To register for the event or for more information, contact Jessica Cigale at (914) 761-0600, ext.

April 21, 2011
Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel
4441 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33140

Work off those Passover pounds at the Step Up 2 Support Sharsheret Walk-A-Thon, a family event open to walkers of all ages. Participants will enjoy a walk on the boardwalk followed by light refreshments. For more information about the Walk-A-Thon, please contact Lisi Wolfson at lisiwolfson@yahoo.com. To register for the Walk-A-Thon, please click here.

April 7, 2011
Private Training Webinar

Learn helpful strategies that you can use in your work with young women facing breast cancer. Through our Train the Trainer program, we educate you about the unique concerns of young Jewish women facing breast cancer, offer helpful tips and techniques for coordinating local breast cancer support groups and programs, and guide you through your program development. For more information about our Train the Trainer program or Sharsheret Supports, please call (866) 474-2774 or e-mail afleischmann@sharsheret.org .

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