Past Events

May 16, 2010
Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe Teaneck, NJ

Save the date for Sharsheret's Annual Benefit Luncheon. Share this special day with friends and loved ones as we recognize the meaningful contributions of Adina and Jeremy Fand (Westchester), Guests of Honor, and Lisa Schutzman, (Long Island) recipient of the Lisa Altman Volunteer Tribute Award. Our featured Keynote Speaker will be Ethan Zohn, cancer survivor and 2002 winner of the reality TV show Survivor:Africa.

For seat reservations, please click here.

April 27, 2010
YJCC of Washington Township
605 Pascack Road
Township of Washington, NJ 07676

Sharsheret will partner with the National Council of Jewish Women Bergen County Section to present, Breast & Ovarian Cancer: Jewish Families May Be at Greater Risk, an informative panel discussion. Director of Operations Elana Silber and Genetics for Life Coordinator Niecee Singer Schonberger, MS, CGC, will discuss hereditary breast cancer in the Jewish community, genetic testing for BRCA gene mutations found in 1 of 40 Ashkenazi Jewish women, and Sharsheret’s national programs and services. This event is free of charge.

April 25, 2010
JCC Staenberg Family Complex
2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146

Clinical Supervisor Shera Dubitsky, M.Ed., M.A. will present an informative workshop, Living Genetics: Breast Cancer and the Jewish Family, and host a Sharsheret exhibit booth at the Nishmah Reality 2010 Jewish Women's Conference. For more information about the conference and to register, click here.

April 20, 2010
Private Home Potomac, MD

Sharsheret Founder Rochelle Shoretz will introduce Sharsheret, discuss the effects of breast cancer in the Jewish community, and describe the programs Sharsheret offers young women nationwide. There will also be an opportunity to learn more about breast health in younger women and to practice self-examination techniques on breast models.

April 12, 2010
David Posnack Jewish Community Center
5850 South Pine Island Road
Davie, FL 33328

Sharsheret will collaborate with Jewish organizations in Florida to present “ARE YOU AT RISK? Our Community’s Response to Breast Cancer.” Panelists Dr. Alajandra Perez (Memorial Breast Cancer Centers), Hon. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (US House of Representatives), and Rochelle Shoretz (Founder and Executive Director, Sharsheret) will address a variety of topics, including risk factors for the Jewish woman (under 40 years old), facing breast cancer as a Jewish woman, community support, services and resources, and advocacy.

April 1, 2010
Eden Roc Beach Resort and Spa
4525 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33140

Jeweler’s Choice and Lasko Family Kosher Tours will sponsor the Step Up For 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.

March 14, 2010
Temple Beth El of Northern Westchester
220 South Bedford Road
Chappaqua, NY 10514

Temple Beth El of Northern Westchester will hold their first annual Run/Walk for Sharsheret, a family event open to runners and walkers of all ages. For more information about the Run/Walk, please visit www.bethelnw.org. To register for the Run/Walk, please click here.

March 9, 2010
The Rocking Chair, A Women's Wellness Center
60 Grand Avenue
Englewood, NJ 07631

Join Sharsheret for a free, half-day spa retreat at The Rocking Chair. The program will offer four sessions including: Stress Reduction Techniques, Couples Communication Strategies, Naturopathic and Nutritional Tips, and Yoga. Light lunch will be served. Reservations are required and spaces are limited. For more information please click here, and to RSVP, please call The Rocking Chair at (201) 308-5325, ext. 4.

January 13, 2010
Private Home Miami, FL

Sharsheret Founder Rochelle Shoretz will introduce Sharsheret, discuss the effects of breast cancer in the Jewish community, and describe the programs Sharsheret offers young women nationwide. There will also be an opportunity to learn more about breast health in younger women and to practice self-examination techniques on breast models.

January 6, 2010
Free National Teleconference

For Sharsheret Links: 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 6, 2010, 8:30-9:30 p.m. (EST), for our free Link Training Teleconference. During the Teleconference, Sharsheret’s Clinical Supervisor, Shera Dubitsky will offer guidelines for serving as a peer supporter, resources to share with other women facing breast cancer, and a role play simulation.

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