Past Events

July 21, 2015
Private Home Lawrence, NY

Join the Long Island Sharsheret Committee for an elegant and memorable evening in support of Sharsheret, as they honor the memory of Sharsheret’s Founder Rochelle Shoretz A”H on July 21, 2015 at 7:00pm. Featured Speaker is Rabbi Yaakov Trump, Assistant Rabbi of Young Israel of Lawrence-Cedarhurst: “In Tribute to Sharsheret’s Founder Rochelle Shoretz A”H: A Community’s Triumph Amidst Sorrow”.  For more information and to make a reservation, please visit

July 19, 2015
New York, NY

Team Sharsheret is an official charity partner of the 2015 Panasonic NYC Triathlon on Sunday, July 19, 2015. Our individual and relay team athletes will swim in the Hudson River, bike along Manhattan’s West Side Highway, and run through Central Park to the finish line. Individual and relay slots are available. To apply for a covet slot in this race e-mail  For more information, please visit our Team page.

July 15, 2015
St. Louis Jewish Community Center
2 Millstone Campus Dr
St. Louis, MO 63146

The newly formed friendship circle hopes to offer support to women in the St. Louis Jewish community who have been diagnosed with breast or ovarian cancer and are anywhere along their treatment path – before, during, or post treatment. We also welcome those Jewish individuals who are at high genetic risk of developing breast or ovarian cancer.  Light Kosher refreshments will be served. There is no charge to attend.

July 15, 2015
Toledo, OH

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 Mercy Hospital 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 training to your organization or for more information, contact Director of National Outreach Melissa Rosen at or 866.474.2774.

July 8, 2015
Chicago, IL

Join the Chicago Mitzvah Campaign and Sharsheret for a free lecture on “What Every Woman Should Know About Breast Cancer.” Hear from medical oncologist, Dr. Dennis Citrin as he discusses common myths surrounding breast cancer, how to prevent and protect, and signs and symptoms. This event is for women only. The Holiday Inn at 5300 W. Touhy  Avenue, Skokie, IL. For more information, please call 1.866.697.2224.

July 8, 2015
Free National Webinar

To listen to the webinar, please dial: 866-952-1906, conference ID: SHARSHERET.  Join us for new information about breast density in young women, BRCA+ and high risk screening options, and monitoring for breast cancer and ovarian cancer survivors. We will be hearing from Dr. Lisa Weinstock, diagnostic radiologist, and Dr. Elizabeth Poynor, gynecologic oncologist, for cancer screening updates every woman needs to know. For more information, please contact Support Program Assistant Shira Kravitz at

June 30, 2015
Kaplen JCC on the Palisades
Taub Campus 411 E. Clinton Avenue
Tenafly, NJ

The family of Rochelle Shoretz and Sharsheret invite you to join us for a Shloshim (30 Days) service in memory of  Rochelle Shoretz A"H, Tuesday, June 30th, 8:00 - 9:00 pm at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, Taub Campus, 411 E. Clinton Avenue, Tenafly, NJ.

June 23, 2015
Manhattan JCC New York, NY

Join Sharsheret, the JCC in Manhattan, Mt Sinai Roosevelt Hospitals, The Institute for the Advancement of Complementary Therapies (IACT), SHARE, Young Survival Coalition, and Movin’ On Aerobics for a Spa Day for Women Living With Breast And Ovarian Cancers. This free event offers women in treatment for breast or ovarian cancer a chance to be inspired and experience renewal through yoga, massage, Reiki, and more.  For more information and to register, please call 646.505.5734.

June 18, 2015
Hoboken, NJ

Join Mesorah for drinks, live music, and BBQ at the Hoboken Historical Museum. This event is for young professionals and spots are limited. $8 registration before 6/15. $12 registration on or after 6/15. Click here to register.  All proceeds to benefit Sharsheret.

June 17, 2015
St. Louis, MO

The Sharsheret Supports Friendship Circle will meet on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 to offer support to women in the St.

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