Past Events

January 14, 2004
Private Home Denver, CO

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Executive Director Rochelle Shoretz will introduce Sharsheret, discuss the effects of breast cancer in the Jewish community, and describe the programs Sharsheret offers young women nationwide.

January 11, 2004
Congregation Rodeph Sholom
2385 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT

Executive Director Rochelle Shoretz will deliver the keynote address at Congregation Rodeph Sholom's Adult Education Breakfast and Lecture. Ms. Shoretz will discuss the issues faced by young Jewish women fighting breast cancer, and the implications of breast cancer genetics research on Jews of Ashkenazi descent. For more information, please call Congregation Rodeph Sholom at (203) 334-0159.

November 6, 2003
Private Home Los Angeles, CA

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Executive Director Rochelle Shoretz will introduce Sharsheret, discuss the effects of breast cancer in the Jewish community, and describe the programs Sharsheret offers young women nationwide.

November 2, 2003
Rockville JCC
6125 Montrose Road
Rockville, MD

Sharsheret, The Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) of Metropolitan Washington, and Sarah’s Sisters of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington will sponsor "Jewish Women and Breast Cancer: Breaking the Silence," on Sunday November 2nd. Conference topics will include the latest information about breast cancer prevention, treatment and diagnostic testing; genetic testing in Jewish women; fertility after cancer treatment; alternative and complementary therapies; living with and beyond breast cancer; and Jewish healing and spirituality. Advance registration is required.

October 30, 2003
Private Home Riverdale, NY

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Executive Director Rochelle Shoretz will introduce Sharsheret, discuss the effects of breast cancer in the Jewish community, and describe the programs Sharsheret offers young women nationwide.

October 27, 2003
The Creative Center
147 West 26th Street
New York City, NY

Join Sharsheret and The Creative Center, a community of artists, cancer patients and survivors dedicated to bringing creative arts to people living with cancer, for an evening of Jewelry making. Meet some of the women of Sharsheret, learn more about The Creative Center’s free programs, and discover the art of Jewelry making, using beads from around the globe. The workshop is free of charge. Registration is required and space is limited. To register, please call Elana Silber, Program Coordinator, at (973) 438-7800.

September 14, 2003
Central Park New York City, NY

Sharsheret will join thousands of women and men gathering in New York’s Central Park to participate in the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation’s Race for the Cure, a monumental breast cancer fundraising and awareness event. This year, dozens of Sharsheret volunteers, friends, and family members will come together to form "Team Sharsheret" for the 5K race. Race registration and entry fee is $25 per participant with all proceeds to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

May 19, 2003
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center New York City, NY

Sharsheret welcomed patients, family members, and healthcare professionals to its second Symposium, "How Do We Care For Our Children? Issues for Women and Men Facing Breast Cancer," presented at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center's Hoffman Auditorium. The panel of experts included Rosalind Kleban (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center), Peggy Anne Murphy (Cancer Care), and Ingrid Whitaker (Gilda's Club NYC). The panelists presented an overview of the needs of children affected by a parent's breast cancer diagnosis, and highlighted methods of addressing those changing needs.

October 24, 2002
Weill Medical College of Cornell University New York City, NY

Sharsheret and Fertile Hope welcomed more than 80 men and women to their first Symposium on the subject of breast cancer and fertility held at Weill Medical College of Cornell University on October 24th. The Symposium attracted breast cancer patients, family members, and health care professionals. Speakers included Dr. Zev Rosenwaks (Cornell), Dr. Kutluk Oktay (Cornell), and Dr. Ruth Oratz (NYU School of Medicine and member of Sharsheret’s Medical Advisory Board), as well as representatives from A T.I.M.E.

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