Past Events

November 5, 2007
Private Home Indianapolis, IN

Please Call Sharsheret for More Information: (866) 474-2774

Sharsheret Founder Rochelle Shoretz and Executive Director Eillene Leistner 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 9, 2007
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.

September 5, 2007
Teleconference for Single Women

Sharsheret will present a free Teleconference, “The High Holidays and Renewal,” on Tuesday, September 4, 2007, 8:30 – 9:30 p.m. (EST). Featured guest speaker, Rachel Lerner, M.S., will discuss how to address religious and communal challenges during the High Holidays, a time of deep insight and reflection. The Teleconference is part of Empower, a new Sharsheret program addressing the needs of single or newly single Jewish women facing breast cancer. In addition to teleconferences Empower offers resource and information materials focusing on issues unique to single women.

June 28, 2007
Private Home St. Louis Park, MN

Please Call Sharsheret for More Information: (866) 474-2774

Director of Operations Elana Silber will introduce Sharsheret, discuss the effects of breast cancer in the Jewish community, and describe the programs Sharsheret offers young women nationwide.

June 12, 2007
Podell Auditorium
Beth Israel Medical Center 16th Street and First Avenue
New York City, NY

Sharsheret will present the symposium, “The Jewish Family Facing Breast Cancer: You Are Not Alone,” on Tuesday, June 12, 2007 at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. The event will attract breast cancer patients, their families, and health care professionals. Panelists include Marc Silver, author, Breast Cancer Husband: How to Help Your Wife (And Yourself) Through Diagnosis, Treatment, and Beyond; Susan J.

May 20, 2007
Sheraton Meadowlands Hotel East Rutherford, NJ

Please join us at the Fifth Anniversary Benefit Luncheon in support of Sharsheret. Share the day with your loved ones as we honor the women who have touched our lives and recognize the meaningful contributions of Sharona and Ariel Schochet, Guests of Honor and Sheera Landsman, recipient of the Lisa Altman Volunteer Tribute Award. For more information about the Luncheon and sponsorship opportunities, please call Sharsheret toll-free at (866) 474-2774.

To download a copy of the invitation, click here.

March 20, 2007
Teleconference for Single Women

Sharsheret will present the Teleconference, “Dating and Disclosure,” on Monday, March 19, 2007, 8:30 – 9:30 p.m. (EST). Teleconference topics will include dating strategies, concerns about fertility, and the need for support during breast cancer treatment and beyond. The Teleconference is part of Empower, a new Sharsheret program addressing the needs of single or newly single Jewish women facing breast cancer. In addition to teleconferences Empower offers resource and information materials focusing on issues unique to single women.

February 28, 2007
Sharsheret Office Teaneck, NJ

Join us on Tuesday, February 27, 2007 at Sharsheret’s Teaneck, New Jersey office for "Pink Drinks,” a festive kick-off event for the Annual Benefit Luncheon. Meet this year’s Benefit Honorees and share in the exciting plans for the Annual Luncheon. To learn more about volunteer opportunities and to join the Benefit committee, please call toll-free (866) 474-2774.

February 14, 2007
Private Home Lakewood, NJ

Founder Rochelle Shoretz will introduce Sharsheret and discuss the unique issues faced by young Jewish women fighting breast cancer, the effects of breast cancer in the Jewish community, and the implications of breast cancer genetics research on Jews of Ashkenazi descent. This event is made possible with generous support from the Central and South Jersey Affiliate of The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

January 10, 2007
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, January 9, 2007, 8:30-9:30 P.M. (EST), for our Link Training Teleconference. During the Teleconference, Director of Operations Elana Silber will introduce our Link Manual, which includes guidelines for Links participating in the Link Program and resources to share with the women with whom you are paired.

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