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May 2019

Spa Day

May 23 @ 8:45 am EDT
Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan New York,NYUnited States + Google Map

Sharsheret is excited to be a part of our Support Partner’s annual Shirley Kohn Spa Day for breast cancer patients. Participate in a variety of mind/body programs designed to lift your spirits and improve your well-being. Learn helpful tips on how to stay balanced and centered in the midst of treatment. Day includes a light, healthy lunch where you can enjoy the camaraderie of others. Dietary laws observed. The morning section is from 8:45 am to 1 pm and the…

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What’s Jewish About Breast Cancer?

May 23 @ 1:00 pm EDT
Jewish Emergent Network

Melissa K. Rosen, Sharsheret’s Director of National Outreach will educate the rabbis of the Jewish Emergent Network about the unique issues that impact Jewish women facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer, how they can provide spiritual and communal support, and encourage the community to do the same, and finally, how Sharsheret can help. To bring a Cultural Competency Training to your community, or for more information, contact Melissa Rosen, at [email protected] or 866.474.2774. Made possible with the support of Basser…

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Coping and Beyond Support Group

May 23 @ 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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MB Bike the Drive Chicago 2019

May 26 @ 7:00 am CDT
Lake Shore Drive Chicago,ILUnited States + Google Map

Sharsheret is proud to kick off the opening of its new Illinois Regional office by offering a fun opportunity for all and a way to make an impact on the Chicago community! Join over 20,000 cyclists of all ages and skill levels for 30 miles and five hours of car-free riding on Lake Shore Drive while enjoying breathtaking views of the city and the lake. Your efforts will raise awareness and fund Sharsheret’s free national breast cancer and ovarian cancer…

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The Art of Disclosure: Sharing and Supporting

May 28 @ 6:00 pm EDT
Gilda’s Club NYC New York,NYUnited States + Google Map

The program, presented in collaboration with Sharsheret Support Partner, Gilda’s Club NYC, is open to those facing any cancer, and their caregivers. The presentation will focus on privacy, diagnosis and support. Many facing cancer have had to comfort others, as they shared their diagnosis. At this event, we will address the needed balance between privacy and disclosure, how and when to share a diagnosis, and how to best support someone who is facing cancer. Gilda’s Club Members please register online…

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Sharsheret Pink and Teal Shabbat

May 31 @ 6:00 pm PDT
Temple Beth El Tacoma,WAUnited States + Google Map

Join Temple Beth El in Tacoma, WA on Friday, May 31st at 6 pm for a Sharsheret Pink & Teal Shabbat. Learn about breast and ovarian cancer and their impact on the Jewish community with speaker, Tara Coffin, a research scientist from Magenta. (https://magenta.mdanderson.org.) Wearing pink and/or teal is encouraged this evening. For more information and RSVP for dinner ($5 - pink challah, baked potato bar buffet and teal iced cupcakes, following Shabbat service), please contact: Marlene Motola, Pacific District…

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June 2019

Breast & Ovarian Cancer Support Group

June 3 @ 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

June 4 @ 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, June 4th, 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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Association of Oncology Social Work Conference

June 5 - June 7
Tucson, AZ Tucson,AZUnited States + Google Map

Once again, Sharsheret will be exhibiting at the AOSW conference. As we connect with oncology social workers from throughout the country, Sharsheret will share patient resources and promote Cultural Competency Trainings. If you are planning to attend, please visit our booth.

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National Cancer Survivors’ Day Celebration

June 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Holy Name Medical Center Teaneck,NJUnited States + Google Map

Join Sharsheret partner, Holy Name Medical Center to honor cancer survivors and those who support them. The celebration will include food, fun, education and inspiration. Hear our very own Senior Consultant, Shera Dubitsky, speak! She will present ‘I Never Met-A-Phor I Didn’t Like.’ Metaphors offer common images that are relatable and can be used to manage your thoughts and emotions with the goal of feeling more balanced and secure, particularly when facing difficult challenges. Get glam with hair and makeup…

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