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October 2018

Caring for BRCA Carriers: Strategies to Promote Health and Preserve Fertility

October 14
Temple Beth El of Northern Westchester Chappaqua, NY United States + Google Map

Join Temple Beth El of Northern Westchester and understand BRCA and the Jewish Community. As BRCA carriers are faced with complex challenges and need health care professionals to discuss not only the medical implications of their carrier status and risk-reducing options, Dr. Lederman will present on the most up to date medical findings on fertility preservation and the use of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) to prevent transmission to their offspring. After all, it is important for BRCA carriers to know…

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Join Team Sharsheret at ACS Making Strides Walk in NYC!

October 14 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am EDT
Central Park, NYC

DATE: Sunday, October 14, 2018 MEET UP: 8:00 am TEAM PICTURE: 8:20 am STEP OFF: 8:30 am MEETING PLACE: Central Park at 69th Street and 5th Avenue Entrance On Sunday, October 14th, Sharsheret will join thousands of women and men gathering in New York City to participate in the ACS Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5 mile walk. Hundreds of Sharsheret volunteers, friends, and family members will come together to form Team Sharsheret for this breast cancer fundraising and awareness…

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Performance Lab Sponsors Workout 4 Sharsheret

October 14 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am EDT
Jcc of Tenafly Tenafly, NJ United States + Google Map

In honor of breast cancer awareness month, master trainers from the Performance Lab will lead a 90-minute workout challenge to support Sharsheret - a Jewish breast cancer organization that helps women and their families face breast cancer. Participants will get a goody bag provided by the Sharsheret organization. Performance Lab drop in cards (value $22) and Performance Lab swag will be raffled. At the Performance lab space in the Taub gym. Please wear pink We are asking for Suggested donation…

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Sharsheret Pink Challah Bake

October 14 @ 10:00 am EDT
Midway Jewish Center Syosset, NY United States + Google Map

The sisterhood of Midway Jewish Center will host a Sharsheret Pink Challah Bake to raise awareness about breast cancer and its impact on the Jewish community. View the funny, short film “A Good Uplift” and hear the inspiring words of Sharsheret volunteer, Stacey Wiener. RSVP by Friday October 12, 2018. For more information or to RSVP contact Grace Schessler at [email protected] or (516)526-7724. There is an $18 charge for this event.

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What’s Jewish About Breast and Ovarian Cancer?

October 15 @ 9:00 am EDT
Myriad Genetics FL United States + Google Map

Hear from Sharsheret’s Florida Regional Director, Briana Schwarz, as she educates the Florida representatives of Myriad Genetics about the unique issues that impact young Jewish women facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer, how the staff can help, and how Sharsheret can help. To bring a cultural competency training to your organization or for more information, contact Director of National Outreach, Melissa Rosen, at [email protected] or 866.474.2774.

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Pink and Teal Challah Bake

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA United States + Google Map

Join Temple Emanuel for a fun event with Melinda to raise breast cancer and ovarian cancer awareness. It will take place from 7-9 p.m. and will be $10 in advance or $15 at the door. There will also be a Sabika jewelry fundraiser, chocolate, and wine. During this kick-off event for Women of Temple Emanuel (WTE), we will discuss ideas for the new year. Register and learn more here.

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“Bald For Boobies” Event

October 16
SUNY Plattsburgh Plattsburgh, NY United States + Google Map

The sisters of Alpha Epsilon Phi will host their annual “Bald for Boobies” event on campus. AEPhi sisters find a partner who shaves their head in support of women undergoing treatment and in an effort to raise awareness on campus. Proceeds from the event support Sharsheret’s programs and services.

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Sweat it Out With Sharsheret

October 16 @ 11:00 am EDT
Sweat Studio, 17017 W Dixie Hwy
North Miami Beach, FL 33160 United States
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Join Sharsheret and event sponsors Hadassah Florida, Sweat Studio, The Real Real, and Sweet & Fit for a health and wellness event during Breast Cancer Awareness month. Come take an incredible class taught by Rikki Heiken of Sweat Studio and explore our tables featuring treats from Sweet & Fit, giveaway bags from The Real Real, and information about Hadassah and Sharsheret. Couvert per person is $36 and you can register here! Questions? Contact Carly Sturm at [email protected] or (954) 416 0087.

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BRCA Positive: Beyond the Medical

October 16 @ 7:00 pm EDT
The Barbara and Harvey Brodsky Enrichment Center of JFCS, 345 Montgomery Avenue
Bala Cynwyd, PA United States
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Sharsheret Supports Partner, JFCS of Philadelphia, presents a personalized conversation with the experts in a small group setting. Join the unique evening for carriers of BRCA and other hereditary mutations (and their friends). Topics include the future of genetics, the impact of a mutation on partner relationship and how genetic mutations and religious practice meet. RSVP strongly encouraged: www.jfcsphilly.org/maozbrca. $10 per person. The event will take place at The Barbara and Harvey Brodsky Enrichment Center of JFCS at 345 Montgomery…

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Wine and Design

October 16 @ 7:30 pm EDT
Kitanim Flowers, 8885 SW 131st Street
Miami, FL United States
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Join us for a night out to learn the art of floral design. Each participant will create a beautifully crafted floral bouquet in a vase to enjoy at home. This month we will design with a pink color palette in honor of breast cancer awareness month. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Sharsheret. Register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/o/kitanim-flowers-17840108672?s=88546397.

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