Past Events

July 5, 2016
Bikur Cholim Chesed Organization
5216 11th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY

Join Sharsheret Supports Partner of Excellence, the Bikur Cholim Chesed Organization, at their monthly friendship gatherings for frum women who are in treatment or have been in treatment for cancer.
Confidential meetings are free of charge. Come hear interesting guest speakers and meet others “who understand,” while enjoying a light, healthy snack. This month’s topic is ‘Moving Beyond Acceptance: Learning to Love Your Body Suring and After Cancer.’

June 29, 2016
Bottle and Bottega Miami
2765 SW 27th Avenue
Miami, FL 33133

Register today for Sharsheret’s Young Professionals Circle event in Miami! Join us for a paint night and meet other young professionals interested in raising awareness about breast cancer and ovarian cancer in the community. Couvert is $60 per person and includes light bites and paint supplies. For more information, contact Carly Sturm at 954.416.0087 or csturm@sharsheret.org.

June 28, 2016
Detroit JFS West Bloomfield Township, MI

Hear from Sharsheret’s Director of National Outreach, Melissa Rosen, as she educates the staff of Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit 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 cultural competency training to your organization or for more information, contact Director of National Outreach, Melissa Rosen, at mrosen@sharsheret.org or 866.474.2774.

June 27, 2016
Bergen JFS Teaneck, NJ

Melissa Rosen, Sharsheret’s Director of National Outreach, will educate the staff of Jewish Family Service of Bergen and North Hudson about the unique issues that impact young Jewish women facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer. She will discuss how the staff can help and how Sharsheret can help. To bring a cultural competency training to your organization or for more information, contact Director of National Outreach, Melissa Rosen, atmrosen@sharsheret.org or 866.474.2774.

June 22, 2016
Lawrence, NY

Join us at a special training session designed for rebbetzins, mikvah attendants, and yoatzot halacha. Join the Sharsheret Long Island committee for an important conversation about many of the issues that may arise, from emotional to halakhic, and how best to offer support, with the help of Sharsheret. Click here for more information and email seagle@sharsheret.org to register.

June 15, 2016
Jewish Community Center St. Louis, MO

The Sharsheret Supports Circle meets 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.  These casual get-togethers are designed to encourage connections with peers, health professionals and resources.  At each session, there will be an opportunity to share and connect with other program participants.  Led by licensed social worker Kathy Bearman, this group meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Light kosher dinner served.

June 7, 2016
Private Home Miami Beach, FL

In honor of her Bat Mitzvah, Yakira Wolfson is organizing a Shavuot bake sale to support Sharsheret’s programs and services. All pareve and dairy items are $18. Hedy’s Hats will also donate a portion of the proceeds from hats sold at the event. For more information, contact lisiwolfson@yahoo.com.

June 7, 2016
Bikur Cholim Chesed Organization
5216 11th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY

Join Sharsheret Supports Partner of Excellence, the Bikur Cholim Chesed Organization, at their monthly friendship gatherings for frum women who are in treatment or have been in treatment for cancer.

Confidential meetings are free of charge. Come hear interesting guest speakers and meet others “who understand,” while enjoying a light, healthy snack.

Please join us at our next gathering:
Tuesday, May 10th, from 11:00am-12:30pm
Bikur Cholim Chesed Organization
5216 11th Avenue
Brooklyn NY 11219

June 1, 2016
SAR High School Riverdale, NY

The Senior Class at SAR High School will host an all-girls fashions show – Les Petites, with the latest spring fashions. All proceeds from the event will support Sharsheret. For more information and to attend visit https://www.saracademy.org/page.cfm?p=3395&LockSSL=true

May 26, 2016
Free Partner Training

In coordination with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Sharsheret has planned a comprehensive, half-day in-service training for our Sharsheret Supports partners and those organizations interested in partnering. The training will be held twice for the convenience of participants, and will focus on increasing support for young breast cancer survivors and their caregivers in local communities. The training includes new content and multiple teaching modalities.


Tuesday, May 17th, 7:30 am PDT at the National AJFCA conference in San Diego, CA

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