Past Events

March 4, 2009
Free National Teleconference

Sharsheret will present a free national teleconference, “Take It From Me: My Experience In My Own Words,” Tuesday, March 3, 2009, 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. (EST). Panelists Linda Blachman, MPH, MA (Personal Historian, Author, and Founder, Mothers’ Living Stories Project), Janet Ruth Falon, MLA (Creative Writing Teacher, University of Pennsylvania), and Jill Cohen (Blogger, Dancing With Cancer: Living With Mets, a “New Normal”) will share their expertise and guidance on the various ways you can record your personal history and experiences.

February 4, 2009
Sharsheret Office Teaneck, NJ

Join us on Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at Sharsheret’s Teaneck, New Jersey office for "Pink Drinks,” a festive kick-off event for the Annual Benefit Luncheon. Meet this year’s Benefit Honorees and share in the exciting plans for the Annual Luncheon to be held on Sunday, May 17, 2009 at the Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe in Teaneck, New Jersey. To learn more about volunteer opportunities and to join the Benefit committee, please e-mail events@sharsheret.org or call toll-free (866) 474-2774.

January 7, 2009
Free National Teleconference

For Sharsheret Links: Whether you have already enjoyed the rewarding experience of serving as a peer supporter or are still waiting for your first Sharsheret match, please join us on Tuesday, January 6, 2009, 8:30-9:30 p.m. (EST), for our Link Training Teleconference. During the Teleconference, Director of Operations Elana Silber will welcome participants and Sharsheret's Clinical Supervisor Shera Dubitsky will offer guidelines for Links participating in the Link Program, resources to share with the women with whom the Links are paired and a role play simulation.

November 18, 2008
Neiman Marcus - Garden State Plaza Paramus, NJ

Please join us at Fun with Fashion, the second annual Sharsheret Fashion Show and Luncheon at Neiman Marcus. Learn all the new fashion and gift trends from the experts at Neiman Marcus and support Sharsheret’s national programs. Seating is limited and reservations will be accommodated on a first-come first served basis only. For seat reservations, please call Sharsheret toll-free at (866) 474-2774.

For Reservations and Raffle Tickets,please click here.

November 13, 2008
National Teleconference

Sharsheret will present a free national teleconference, “Surviving Breast Cancer: Facing the Challenge,” Wednesday, November 12, 2008, 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. (EST). Panelists Dr. Tessa Cigler, (MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical Center, Attending Physician, New York-Presbyterian Hospital), Shera Dubitsky, M.Ed., M.A., (Clinical Supervisor, Sharsheret), Shelley Lewis, Author, (five lessons I didn’t learn from breast cancer (and One Big One I Did)) and Dr.

September 18, 2008
National Teleconference

Sharsheret will present a free national Empower Teleconference, “The High Holidays and Renewal,” on Tuesday, September 17, 2008, 8:30 – 9:30 p.m. (EST). Featured guest speaker, Rachel Lerner, M.S., will discuss how to address religious and communal challenges during the High Holidays, a time of deep insight and reflection. The Teleconference is part of Empower, a Sharsheret program addressing the needs of single or newly single Jewish women facing breast cancer.

September 14, 2008
Central Park New York City, NY

Sharsheret will join thousands of women and men gathering in New York City's Central Park to participate in Susan G. Komen for the Cure's Race for the Cure, a monumental breast cancer fundraising and awareness event. Team Sharsheret will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Race Day on the northeast corner of 74th Street and Central Park West for a Team Sharsheret photo. The Race will begin at 9:00 a.m. To register for Team Sharsheret, visit www.komennyc.org, click on “Race for the Cure,” click on “Join a Race Team” and type Sharsheret.

June 5, 2008
Free National Teleconference

For Sharsheret Links: Whether you have already enjoyed the rewarding experience of serving as a peer supporter or are still waiting for your first Sharsheret match, please join us on Wednesday, June 4, 2008, 8:30-9:30 p.m. (EST), for our Link Training Teleconference. During the Teleconference, Executive Director Eillene Leistner will welcome participants and Sharsheret's Clinical Supervisor Shera Dubitsky will offer guidelines for Links participating in the Link Program, resources to share with the women with whom the Links are paired and a role play simulation.

May 18, 2008
Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe Teaneck, NJ

Please join us at the Annual Benefit Luncheon and Raffle in support of Sharsheret. Share the day with your loved ones as we honor the women who have touched our lives and recognize the meaningful contributions of Rifky Atkin, Guest of Honor and Sirena Silber, recipient of the Lisa Altman Volunteer Tribute Award. Purchase Raffle Tickets for your chance to win fabulous prizes.

To view the Benefit Luncheon invitation, click here.

April 10, 2008 (All day)
HAFTR High School Auditorium
634 Central Avenue
Cedarhurst, NY

For More Information, Please Call (516) 569-6352

Director of Operations Elana Silber will present a Breast Health Awareness Evening for teens and their mothers, Wednesday, April 9, 2008 at HAFTR high school in Cedarhurst, New York. For more information please call Miriam L. Wallach (516) 569-6352 or Dr. Ditza Berger (516) 569-3807. This event is free of charge.

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