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July 2019

Sharsheret Support Group

July 17 @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
JCC of St. Louis St. Louis,MOUnited States + Google Map

Join our Sharsheret Supports Partner, JCC/Nishmah in St. Louis. Their Sharsheret Supports Group 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 sessions are facilitated by a licensed social worker and meets from 5:45 to 7:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month at the Jewish Community Center in Creve Coeur. Newcomers are…

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My Breast Decisions: Mastectomy & Reconstruction

July 23 @ 6:30 pm EDT
Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Katz Women’s Hospital New Hyde Park,NYUnited States + Google Map

Come meet Sharsheret staff at Northwell Health’s My Breast Decisions: Mastectomy & Reconstruction Event. Stop by Sharsheret’s table for information about Sharsheret’s programs and services. To register, please visit My Breast Decisions: Mastectomy & Reconstruction Tickets, Multiple Dates | Eventbrite. Sharsheret’s participation in this program is made possible with generous support from Maidenbaum Property Tax Reduction Group, LLC.

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Sharsheret Supports Partners’ Call

July 25 @ 2:00 pm EDT

Current and interested Sharsheret Supports Partners are encouraged to join our bi-annual best practices call with Partners from across the country. The topic of this call will be ‘Preparing for Breast and Ovarian Cancer Awareness Months’. For more information, and to RSVP, contact Melissa Rosen, at [email protected] or 866.474.2774

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Coping and Beyond Support Group

July 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
YWCA Breast Cancer Resource Center, 2 Preservation Place
Princeton,NJUnited States
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Join Sharsheret Supports Partner, the Breast Cancer Resource Center of the YWCA Princeton, for ongoing meetups for patients and survivors of stage I, II or III breast cancer. Monthly meetings will help participants cope with the immediate and long-term effects of breast cancer and its treatment. Discussions will focus on the issues of importance to those in the group, and may include managing hair loss, fatigue, chemo-brain, body image, employment issues, while also focusing on practical ways to move beyond…

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Refuah 311 Health and Safety Fair

July 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
Chicago, IL Chicago,ILUnited States + Google Map
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What’s Jewish About Breast Cancer?

July 31 @ 12:00 pm CDT
Gulf States Young Breast Cancer Survivor Network

The professional staff of the Gulf States Young Breast Cancer Survivor Network will learn about the unique issues that impact young Jewish women facing breast cancer, the resources Sharsheret has available to support all breast cancer patients and survivors. To bring a cultural competency training to your organization, contact Director of National Outreach, Melissa Rosen, at [email protected] or 866.474.2774. Made possible with the support of Basser Center for BRCA:

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Wendy’s Teal Challah Braid

July 31 @ 7:30 pm CDT
Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob Synagogue, 8825 E Prarie Road
Skokie,ILUnited States
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Join us in celebrating Wendy Schwartz’s 11th “Cancerversary” by participating in the mitzvah of making and braiding challah. Bring your braided challah home, bake, enjoy, and spread awareness about Ovarian Cancer. For more information contact Becky Koren at [email protected] or (312) 767-2045

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August 2019

CJE SeniorLife and Sharsheret Present:TEA TALKS Intergenerational Conversation over tea about your Jewish Genes

August 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CDT
The Friend Center at Weinberg Community 1601 Lake Cook Road,ILUnited States + Google Map

Learn Together: Your Jewish Genes – Learn from an expert in the field about why your Jewish genes may put you at an increased risk for hereditary cancers with a focus on what’s Jewish about breast and ovarian cancer, and what to do about it. Light refreshments will be provided. Dietary laws observed. Free and open to the public. Questions? Contact Becky Koren at [email protected] or (312) 767-2045

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Sharsheret Breast and Ovarian Cancer Awareness Lunch: What You Need to Know

August 5 @ 11:30 am EDT
Home of Lori and Eliot Tawil Oakhurst,NJUnited States + Google Map

Lunch - 11:30 am Keynote speaker Shari Lindenbaum - 1:00 pm promptly. Event Co-chairs: Jo Dwek, Zahava Reinhart, Lori Tawil. RSVP to [email protected]

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Breast & Ovarian Cancer Support Group

August 5 @ 6:15 pm EDT
Rales Jewish Family Services, 7900 Montoya Circle
Boca Raton,FLUnited States
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Join our Sharsheret Supports Partner, the Rales JFS for a monthly breast and ovarian cancer support group. Meetings combine monthly support and wellness topics including nutrition, mindfulness and exercise. Sessions are facilitated by Kira Vainberg, INHC and Elissa Love, MSW and meet at 6:15 p.m. on the first Monday of the month at the Boca Raton Synagogue, 7900 Montoya Circle. For more information or to RSVP contact Kira Vainberg at 561-852-6067 or [email protected]

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