Past Events

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

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

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 until Monday, November 15th 2010. Click here to view the event flyer.

November 14, 2010
Private Home
182-38 80th Road
Jamaice Estates, NY 11432

Mali Michelle Fine Jewelry will be hosting a trunk show to benefit Sharsheret, featuring the entire Mali Michelle Collection. To view pieces from the collection, please visit For more information, please call 917-921-8712.

November 12, 2010
Free National Teleconference

Clinical Supervisor Shera Dubitsky and Link Program Coordinator Adina Fleischmann will lead a discussion on “Building Momentum.” Learn how Sharsheret’s programs can meet the needs of your community all year round. The Sharsheret Supports Facilitator Call will offer you the opportunity to network with others, hear about the successes of local programs taking place during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and learn how they are benefiting from Sharsheret Supports in their local communities.

November 11, 2010
Suzanne Breast Cancer Boutique
1 West Forest Avenue
Englewood, NJ 07631

The Veronica Brett Trunk Show in support of Sharsheret will feature luxury swimwear for breast cancer survivors and women who have had risk-reducing mastectomies as well as a Sharsheret Peer Supporter who will share her inspiring story. For more information, please call (201) 364-1994 or e-mail Click here to view the event flyer.

November 7, 2010
New York City, NY

Team Sharsheret’s athletes will be running the ING NYC Marathon on Sunday, November 7, 2010. Cheer on our 10 athletes as they run through all five boroughs of New York to the finish line. To read each athlete’s personal story and sponsor their athletic efforts on behalf of Sharsheret, please click on their names below.

Sponsor Our Athletes

David Cooper
Oliver Davies

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