Past Events

January 13, 2011
Pinecrest Community Center
5855 Southwest 111th Street
Pinecrest, FL 33156

Sharsheret, in partnership with Temple Judea in Coral Gables, will present a seminar on the effects of exercise on women with breast cancer, featuring Lillian Juranovic, MS. To RSVP or for more information please contact Vicki Hamersmith at (305) 667-5657 or v.hamersmith@judeagables.org.

January 12, 2011
Free Support Group Call

Join other Jewish women living with advanced breast and ovarian cancer by participating in Sharsheret’s twice monthly telephone-based support group. This support group call features Sharsheret’s Clinical Supervisor Shera Dubitsky who will present, “The Use of Metaphors as a Coping Technique.” For more information or to join Sharsheret’s national Embrace program for women living with advanced breast and ovarian cancer, please call (866) 474-2774 or e-mail sdubitsky@sharsheret.org.

January 11, 2011
Sari Asher Center for Integrative Cancer Care
1411 N. Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

The Sari Asher Center for Integrative Cancer Care and the Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Palm Beach County are partnering with Sharsheret to present a weekly breast cancer support group designed to provide participants with the opportunity to share experiences, feelings, and challenges in a relaxed and confidential environment. The Support Group will be held at the Sari Asher Center for Integrative Cancer Care on Tuesdays, beginning on January 11, 2011, from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. EST. Registration is required.

January 6, 2011
Free National Teleconference

For Sharsheret Peer Supporters: Whether you have already enjoyed the rewarding experience of serving as a peer supporter or are still waiting for your first Sharsheret match, please join us on Wednesday, January 5, 2011, 8:30-9:30 p.m. (EST), for our free Link Training Teleconference. During the teleconference we will offer guidelines for serving as a peer supporter, resources to share with other women facing breast cancer, and a role play simulation.

December 23, 2010
Free National Teleconference

Sharsheret will present a free national teleconference, “Prophylactic Surgery For Breast And Ovarian Cancer: How Will It Affect Me?,” Wednesday, December 22, 2010, 8:00 p.m. (EST). Clinical Supervisor Shera Dubitsky, MEd, MA will lead a discussion focusing on the psychosocial and physical side effects of prophylactic surgery for breast and ovarian cancer.

December 1, 2010
Private Home Villanova, PA

Click here to view the event invitation.

Sharsheret Founder Rochelle Shoretz will introduce Sharsheret, discuss the unique concerns of those who face breast cancer in the Jewish community, and the programs Sharsheret has developed to support women affected by breast cancer, their families and friends, and health care professionals nationwide.

November 19, 2010 (All day)
Greesboro Jewish Federation
5509-C West Friendly Avenue
Greensboro, NC 27410

Our Jewish Community’s Response to Breast Cancer, presented by The Greensboro Jewish Federation Women’s Philanthropy Cabinet and Jewish Family Services, will feature a panel of health care professionals, national and local resources, and stories of women in the Greensboro community who have survived the many challenges of a breast cancer diagnosis. For more information about the event and to RSVP by November 15th, please call (336) 852-5433 ext. 221 or email dkaufman@shalomgreensboro.org.

November 18, 2010
Free Support Group Call

The Ovarian Cancer Program provides tailored resources and support for young Jewish women facing ovarian cancer. Join other Jewish women living with recurrent ovarian cancer by participating in Sharsheret’s twice monthly telephone-based support group. The first group call, “Creating Our Community,” will be presented by Sharsheret’s Link Program Coordinator Adina Fleischmann. For more information or to join Sharsheret’s national ovarian cancer program, please call (866) 474-2774 or email afleischmann@sharsheret.org.

November 17, 2010
526 Rutland Avenue
Teaneck, NJ 07666

Bunny Hain’s Jewelry will be hosting a Chanukah Sale to benefit Sharsheret, featuring rhodium plated sterling silver and 14 karat gold jewelry for children, teens, and adults. Click here to view the event flyer. For more information, please call 201-837-8437.

November 15, 2010
Order Deadline Monday, November 15, 2010

The Second Annual Pies for Prevention Thanksgiving Bake Sale is underway! This year’s baked goods selection includes Pumpkin Pie, Pecan Pie, Chocolate Pecan Pie, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pie, and Pumpkin-Cranberry Bread. Orders can be placed online at https://www.sharsheret.org/PiesForPrevention.php until Monday, November 15th 2010. Click here to view the event flyer.

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