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    Facing
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  • Young Jewish women facing breast cancer have unique concerns. Consider Sharsheret your personal gateway to the resources you may need over time.

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  • When facing cancer, it makes a world of difference to connect with someone who shares your experience as well as your values and culture.

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  • You might wonder what comes next for you and your loved one. We can help you navigate your concerns about fertility, intimacy, and facing cancer together.

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  • A cancer diagnosis affects the entire family. We offer help for partners, children, parents, and friends.

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  • One in 40 Ashkenazi Jews carries a BRCA gene mutation, nearly 10 times the rate of the general population. Working with health care professionals, we help you develop local cancer programs.

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  • Breast cancer is not a Jewish woman's issue. It's a Jewish community issue.

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September 24, 2016 - September 30, 2016

Shop the The Daily Shoppe this week during our exciting week-long collaboration in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Daily Shoppe is selling gorgeous and exclusive pink items at unbeatable prices. A portion of the proceeds from this week are generously being donated to Sharsheret.

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Flushing, NY
October 1, 2016 - October 31, 2016

The students at YUHSG will be leading Pretty in Pink, a month long initiative to raise awareness about breast cancer. The kick-off event will feature a Sharsheret video, pink ribbon project, cupcake wars, maniCURE for Sharsheret and culminating with a Pink Challah bake at the end of the month.

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Madison, WI
October 2, 2016

The Sigma Chapter of AEPhi will host their second annual Sharsheret Pink Week. The week is dedicated to raising breast cancer awareness. Don’t miss out on all of their fun and educational events starting with a Mixology Trunk Show, a puppy fundraiser, Pie a Phi, and a Sharsheret Pink Shabbat.

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New York Times Bestselling Author Brad Meltzer and his wife, Cori, will match your gift dollar for dollar, up to $100,000, to carry on the legacy of their dear friend Rochelle Shoretz A"H,

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Join communities across the country hosting Sharsheret Teal/Pink Shabbat® education and awareness programs in local synagogues, Jewish centers, and private homes. Want to learn more? Click here

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REGISTER NOW for the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Central Park 5-Mile Walk.  Please note there is no registration fee and fundraising is not required.  Meet Team Sharsheret at 8:00 am in

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From the time we are little, we look forward to dipping the apple in the honey on Rosh Hashanah. Why an apple? There are several sources that suggest that over the course of Jewish history the apple represented the tenacity of Jewish spirit and determination. And the honey? Honey is the symbolism   More »

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