Past Events

December 8, 2009
Jewish Family and Children's Service
2100 Arch Street
Philadelphia (Center City), PA

Sharsheret Clinical Supervisor Shera Dubitsky, M.Ed., M.A. will introduce Sharsheret's programs and services and provide guidance on how to create and sustain a support group for Jewish women living with breast cancer. For more information and to RSVP, please contact Aviva Schieber at schieber@comcast.net or (215) 635-3452.

November 25, 2009
Free National Teleconference

Hear from Sharsheret Medical Advisory Board member Dr. Thomas Kolb (NYC radiologist) and Sharsheret Genetic Counselor Niecee Singer Schonberger, as they address the new breast cancer screening guidelines released by the United States Preventive Services Task Force this week. There will also be an opportunity to pose your questions to Dr. Kolb and Ms. Schonberger during a question and answer session. To register for the teleconference, email events@sharsheret.org.

November 5, 2009
Free National Teleconference

Sharsheret will present a free national teleconference, “Breast Cancer And The Next Generation: Caring For Our Children,” Wednesday, November 4, 2009, 8:00 – 9:30 p.m. (EST).

October 25, 2009
Montoya Circle Boca Raton, FL

The Boca Raton Synagogue Sisterhood will hold their first annual Run/Walk for Sharsheret, a family event open to runners and walkers of all ages. Prizes will be awarded to division winners as well as the top 3 male and female winners. Registered participants will receive a special race pack, which includes a souvenir Race t-shirt and bib number. For more information about the Race and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Miriam Klein at email mimifried@aol.com or 917-860-8860.

October 14, 2009
Private Home Southfield, MI

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.

September 13, 2009
Central Park New York City, NY

Sharsheret will join thousands of women and men gathering in New York City's Central Park to participate in Susan G. Komen for the Cure's Race for the Cure, a monumental breast cancer fundraising and awareness event. Team Sharsheret will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Race Day on the northeast corner of 74th Street and Central Park West for a Team Sharsheret photo. The Race will begin at 9:00 a.m. To register for Team Sharsheret, visit www.komennyc.org, click on “Race for the Cure,” click on “Join a Race Team” and type Sharsheret.

July 27, 2009
Private Home East Brunswick, NJ

Director of Operations Elana Silber will introduce Sharsheret, discuss the effects of breast cancer in the Jewish community, and describe the breast cancer programs Sharsheret offers nationwide. There will also be an opportunity to learn more about breast cancer genetics from Sharsheret’s Genetics Program Coordinator Niecee Singer Schonberger, MS, CGC, as she presents, “Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer: What Jewish Women Need to Know”, breast health in younger women, and to practice self-examination techniques on breast models.

June 17, 2009
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 Tuesday, June 16, 2009, 8:30-9:30 p.m. (EST), for our 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.

May 17, 2009
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 Naava Parker (Englewood, New Jersey) and Rochelle Hirsch (New York City), Guests of Honor, and Suffy Rudman (Riverdale, New York), recipient of the Lisa Altman Volunteer Tribute Award.

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March 25, 2009
Private Home Rockville, MD

Director of Operations Elana Silber and Project Manager Ellen Kleinhaus will introduce Sharsheret, discuss the effects of breast cancer in the Jewish community, and describe the breast cancer programs Sharsheret offers nationwide.

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