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

    Learn how we can help

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

    Find resources for women at every age

  • 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.

    Learn how we can help

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

    Learn how we can help

  • 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.

    Find resources for you and your patients

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

    Bring Sharsheret to your city or college campus

Find An Event

February 22, 2015 - February 27, 2015

The Chabad at New Paltz is leading Pink Week – A Breast Cancer Awareness Week to spread the word and raise funds for Sharsheret. There are so many activities to choose from or participate in them all!

On Monday, February 23rd at 8:00pm, decorate pink cupcakes to promote the week and start

  More »
March 3, 2015

Come hear Shera Dubitsky, Director of Navigation and Support Services at Sharsheret. She will be speaking about ‘Freeing Up Time/Space for What Matters Most’. Join Bikur Cholim Chesed Organization at their monthly friendship gathering for women who are in treatment or have been in treatment for

  More »
March 6, 2015 (All day)

What’s Jewish About Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer? Hear from Sharsheret’s Director of Navigation and Support Services, Shera Dubitsky, MEd, MA, as she educates nurse navigators about the unique issues that impact young Jewish women facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer, how the staff can

  More »

Get Involved

Purim this year is Thursday, March 5th. Click here to order!

  More »

Join thousands of other young adults across the country who are leading and participating in meaningful Sharsheret activities. Help us support young Jewish women and families facing breast cancer

  More »

Join the Conversation

I was born on the 3rd of October. Every member of my family was born on a day that could be divided by 3.  I have 3 siblings, wanted 3 children and always loved the number 3. I loved it until I was told I was “triple negative”. At age 37, while nursing my second baby, I discovered a lump in my   More »

Locate a Program


Click on the live map to find Sharsheret programs, events, and volunteers throughout the United States.

Find all programs

Hear Our Voices

“They had all the time in the world for me. They still have all the time in the world for me.”