Past Events

January 18, 2013
University of Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA

Join the sisters of AEPhi at the Santa Barbara Hillel for a Sharsheret Pink Shabbat.  Hear about their outreach efforts in educating the community about breast cancer awareness.  For more information, please contact Marika Crowe at marikajane95330@yahoo.com.

January 9, 2013
The McGillis School
668 South 1300 East
Salt Lake City, UT

Join Sharsheret Supports partner Jewish Family Service of Salt Lake City for a free lecture, “Breast Cancer: Helping the Whole Family Live Well”.  Experts will discuss the impact of a breast cancer diagnosis on the family, helping kids cope, the challenges of caregiving, and how to live well during treatment.  Pre-registrants will receive a free copy of “If Cancer was a Fish…I’d Throw it Back”.  To RSVP, email Elizabeth@jfsutah.org or call 801.746.4334.

January 8, 2013
Bikur Cholim of Boro Park
5216 11th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY

Join Bikur Cholim of Boro Park for a monthly friendship gathering for women who are in treatment or have been in treatment for cancer.  Shera Dubitsky, Sharsheret’s Clinical Supervisor, will discuss “Getting Comfortable with Your Body Again, During and After Cancer Treatment”.  RSVP to Shlomis at (718) 438-2020, ext. 7432.

January 2, 2013
Young Israel of West Hempstead
630 Hempstead Avenue
West Hempstead, NY

Join The Young Israel of West Hempstead Sisterhood for a free community-wide education event for women, featuring Sharsheret’s Clinical Supervisor Shera Dubitsky, MEd, MA.  Shera will present "The Impact of Breast and Ovarian Cancer on the Jewish Community," followed by a question and answer session.  Refreshments will be served.   For more information, please contact Betty Aboff at 516.996.6309 or mbnra@aol.com.

December 19, 2012
Stern College For Women New York, NY

The Sharsheret Club at Stern College For Women is hosting their annual Panel For Pink.  This year’s theme is Understanding the Journey.  The panel will include, a Sharsheret Peer Supporter, nurse practitioner and psycho-oncologist.  Each panelist will be representing the journey from their professional and personal perspective. For more information, please contact Caroline Guttman at cjguttman@gmail.com.

December 13, 2012
Pennsylvania Capital Region ONS Chapter Harrisburg, PA

What’s Jewish About Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer? Hear from Sharsheret’s Clinical Supervisor Shera Dubitsky, MEd, MA, as she educates Oncology Nursing Society nurses 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 medical center or for more information, contact Link Program Coordinator Adina Fleischmann at afleischmann@sharsheret.org or 866.474.2774.

December 10, 2012
Long Island Jewish Medical Center New York, NY

What’s Jewish About Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer? Hear from Sharsheret’s Clinical Supervisor Shera Dubitsky, MEd, MA, as she educates Long Island Jewish Medical Center 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 medical center or for more information, contact Link Program Coordinator Adina Fleischmann at afleischmann@sharsheret.org or 866.474.2774.

December 5, 2012
Columbia University New York, NY

Yavneh at the Barnard/Columbia Hillel will be hosting their annual maniCURE for Sharsheret event.  Raise awareness about breast cancer and spread the word about Sharsheret!  Book your manicure appointment today.  For more information, please contact Jacqueline Guttman at jacqueline.guttman@gmail.com.

December 4, 2012
Bikur Cholim of Boro Park
5216 11th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY

Join Bikur Cholim of Boro Park for a monthly friendship gathering for women who are in treatment or have been in treatment for cancer.  RSVP to Shlomis at (718) 438-2020, ext. 7432.

November 28, 2012
Nationwide

Join students on campuses nationwide as they pledge to Have The Talk by November 28th with their parents to learn about their cancer history.  Jewish men and women of Ashkenazi descent are at 10x greater risk for carrying a breast cancer (BRCA) gene mutation that can lead to breast cancer and ovarian cancer, and possibly skin, colon, pancreatic, and prostate cancers, too.  Many young adults are not aware of their own family medical history.  Learning your family history can empower you to take action and share important health information with your loved ones.  Join our

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