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March 2019

Sharsheret Support Group

March 20 @ 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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Sharsheret Young Professionals – Purim Party

March 23 @ 9:30 pm EDT
Inhale Miami, 6310 NE 2nd Avenue
Miami,FLUnited States
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Save the date for Sharsheret’s Young Professionals Circle Annual Purim Party in Miami, Saturday Night March 23 at 930 pm. Join us for a fun filled evening with friends, music and delicious food and drink. Register now! Please contact Lisa Feintuch at [email protected] with any questions. Event Chairs: Ashley and Glenn Weiss and Jessica and Jason Reiz To register click here.

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3rd Annual Skate-A-Thon

March 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Englewood Englewood,NJUnited States + Google Map

Come out on Sunday, March 24th for a fun evening of ice skating at Mackay Ice Rink in Englewood, NJ! All proceeds will benefit Sharsheret. Tickets in advance are $15 and $18 at the door. All prices include skating and skate rentals. Please register here by March 20th. For more information, contact [email protected]

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Peer Support Training Webinar

March 27 @ 8:00 pm EDT
Free National Webinar United States + Google Map

Whether you have already enjoyed the rewarding experience of serving as a peer supporter, are still waiting for your first Sharsheret match, or are considering becoming a peer supporter, please join us on Wednesday, March 27th at 8 pm EST/5 pm PST for our Peer Support Training Webinar. Our webinar will offer guidelines for serving as a peer supporter, resources to share with other women facing cancer, and a role play simulation. Additionally, the webinar will offer a training on…

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Coping and Beyond Support Group

March 28 @ 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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Knowledge is Power: Understanding and Managing BRCA-Related Cancer Risk

March 28 @ 7:30 pm PDT
Congregation Beth El Berkeley,CAUnited States + Google Map

Join the Basser Center for BRCA at the University of Pennsylvania and Congregation Beth El for a dynamic evening about the experience of living with BRCA mutations and hereditary cancers. These mutations affect all populations but are found 10 times more frequently (1 in 40 people) among Ashkenazi Jewish men and women. A panel of experts in the field will discuss genetic counseling and testing, preventive care and navigating through the challenging decision-making and medical management options faced by mutation…

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Pink Shabbat at Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob

March 30
Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob Synagogue Skokie,ILUnited States + Google Map

Join the Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob,Kol Sasson,and Sharsheret Community for a Pink Shabbat. ‘What’s Jewish about Breast and Ovarian Cancer?’ Why are Breast and Ovarian cancers an issue for the Jewish community? On Shabbat morning, Eve Kleinerman, Sharsheret Illinois Regional Director, will discuss why our community should commit to awareness and education. Please stay for Kiddush, where Sharsheret materials will be available. ‘Breast and Ovarian Health Demystified’ 5:45pm Bring your questions for Kol Sasson member Jane Shapiro, Dr. Carol Ellman,…

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April 2019

Breast & Ovarian Cancer Support Group

April 1 @ 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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Sharsheret Supports Boro Park Support Group

April 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT
Bikur Cholim Office, 5216 11th Ave
Brooklyn,NYUnited States
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Join Sharsheret Supports Partner, the Bikur Cholim Chesed Organization, at their monthly friendship gatherings for frum women who are in treatment or have been in treatment for cancer. The gathering will take place on Tuesday, April 2nd, at the Bikur Cholim Office, 5216 11th Ave from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. Confidential meetings are free of charge. Come hear interesting guest speakers and meet others “who understand,” while enjoying a light, healthy snack. Facilitated by Yafa Fetman, MHC. Please contact…

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Cancer: Thriving & Surviving Workshop

April 8 - May 13
Holy Name Medical Center Teaneck,NJUnited States + Google Map

Join the Cancer Support Community at Sharsheret Partner Holy Name Medical Center for a free six session workshop for cancer survivors and their caregivers. The first session is Monday, April 8th, from 3:00-5:30 pm in Marian Hall, HNMC. Subsequent dates include April 15, April 22, April 29, May 6 and May 13. Participants must commit to attend all sessions. Subjects covered include exercise, decision making regarding treatment and complementary therapies, communication with family and health care professionals, nutrition and more.…

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