Past Events

May 18, 2015
Mittleman JCC
6651 SW Capitol Highway
Portland, OR

Join our newest Sharsheret Supports partner, the Mittleman JCC of Portland, for an educational evening focused on BRCA genetics and their impact on the Jewish community. Panelists will share their personal stories about how BRCA mutations affected their lives, and clinical geneticist Dr. Dana Simpson will present the facts, answer questions, and clear up common misconceptions. Call 503.244.0111 for more information.

May 15, 2015
Chicago, IL

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 staff members 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 mrosen@sharsheret.org or 866.474.2774.

May 11, 2015
Cherry Hill, NJ

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 staff 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 mrosen@sharsheret.org or 866.474.2774.

May 10, 2015
Congregation Bnai Yeshurun
641 West Englewood Avenue
Teaneck, NJ 07666

To celebrate Mother's Day each year, sisters Aviva Segal and Tova Weinstock sell floral bouquets in memory of their mother, Hindy Weinstock. Assorted floral bouquets are $20 and the order deadline is Thursday, May 7th. All proceeds benefit Sharsheret. For more information, please contact: Aviva Segal, 201-446-7304 or asegal85@gmail.com or Tova Weinstock, 201-446-7422 or tova.weinstock@gmail.com. To place your order and make a donation click here

May 10, 2015
Jack M. Barrack Bryn Mawr, PA

Join the students at Barrack High School for their Annual Mother’s Day Tea in support of Sharsheret.  Learn more about Sharsheret’s outreach to the Jewish community.  For more information, please contact Rebecca Trajtenberg at rtrajtenberg@jbha.org.

May 10, 2015 - May 15, 2015
University of California, Irvine Irvine, CA

The sisters of AEPhi are leading a weeklong philanthropy event called SurPHIvor.  On-campus sororities and fraternities will compete to win the title of sole SurPHIvor. The weeklong events include: Monday - coin wars, bracelet sales, raffles, and sharing of educational materials.  Tuesday - Wetzel's Pretzels fundraiser night. Wednesday - bake sale and an Instagram competition of how you wear your pink! Thursday - Manicure for the Sharsheret. Friday – Sharsheret Pink Shabbat dinner. During the dinner, the sole surPHIvor will be announced.

May 5, 2015
Bikur Cholim Chesed Organization
5216 11th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY

Come and hear Dr. Rachel Kramer discuss her research on recurrence and prevention. Join Bikur Cholim Chesed Organization at their monthly friendship gathering for women who are in treatment or have been in treatment for cancer.  RSVP to Shlomis at (718) 438-2020, ext. 7432.

May 4, 2015
Pittsfield, MA

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 staff 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 mrosen@sharsheret.org or 866.474.2774.

May 3, 2015
Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe Teaneck, NJ

On Sunday, May 3, 2015, Sharsheret will welcome 600 guests to our Annual Benefit, at the Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe honoring the women and men, family members, and friends who have touched the lives of breast cancer survivors.  Join us as Sharsheret recognizes the incredible contributions of Guests of Honor Linda Gerstel and Ed Joyce (NYC) and Lisa Altman Volunteer Tribute Award recipient  Alissa Zagha (Teaneck, NJ).

May 3, 2015
Aventura Circle Aventura, FL

Sharsheret is partnering with Temple Beth Torah for this exciting walk/run to raise awareness for breast cancer. For more information and to register, please visit http://www.bethtorahbennyrok.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=artic...

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