• 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.

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Orlando, FL
August 2, 2015

You’ve heard yoga is good for your health, but why? Demystify the ancient practice and separate myth from fact. This class will cover the basic history and practice of yoga. No mats or props are required for participation. Space is limited. For more information or to RSVP, please contact

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Plantation, FL
August 6, 2015

Hear from Sharsheret’s Florida Regional Director, Briana Schwarz, as she educates the staff of Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward about the unique issues that impact young Jewish women facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer, how the staff can help, and how Sharsheret can help. To bring a

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Milwaukee, WI
August 10, 2015

What’s Jewish About Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer? Hear from Sharsheret’s Director of Navigation and Support, Shera Dubitsky, as she educates the staff of Sharsheret Supports Partners at the JCC and Jewish Family Services about the unique issues that impact young Jewish women facing breast

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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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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

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Share your experience with those newly diagnosed or facing the risk of breast cancer or ovarian cancer by becoming a Sharsheret “Link”, a peer supporter. Whether you are a recent survivor or a survivor of many years, or have a strong family history of cancer, enjoy the rewarding experience of supporting other women across the country. Our confidential “Links” connect

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If someone had told me that one day I would run to spin class, spin, and then run three miles home, I would have thought them insane. Yet, that was just one training day of many in preparation for the 2015 NYC Triathlon. Three years ago, I was diagnosed with breast cancer and in addition to the   More »

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Hear Our Voices

"When my mother was fighting her battle with breast cancer, Sharsheret was the first place we turned.  The women there are sure proof of the power of ordinary people.  No question, they helped my entire family through an incredibly difficult time."