Past Events

July 18, 2010
Central Park New York City, NY

Team Sharsheret’s triathletes will be competing in the Nautica/NYC Triathlon, on Sunday, July 18, 2010. Support our five triathletes: Linda Gerstel (New York City), Cheryl Lasher (Englewood, NJ), Gila Leiter (Teaneck, NJ), Joseph Lerner (Englewood, NJ), and Chani Teigman (Englewood, NJ). Cheer them on as they swim 1500m in the Hudson River, bike 40k along Manhattan’s West Side Highway, and run 10k through Central Park to the finish line.

July 15, 2010 (All day)
Free National Teleconference & Webinar

Sharsheret will present a free national teleconference, “The Impact of the Holocaust on Breast Cancer in Jewish Families Today,” Tuesday, July 14, 2010, 8:00 p.m. (EST). Panelists include Lital Keinan-Boker, MD, PhD, MPH, Faculty Member of the Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Rifky Atkin, Sharsheret Link and Child of Holocaust Survivors, and Niecee Schonberger, MS, CGC, Genetics Program Coordinator, Sharsheret.

July 12, 2010
Private Home Seattle, WA

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.

June 2, 2010
Private Home Beverly Hills, CA

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.

June 1, 2010
Private Home Valley Village, CA

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.

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.

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