Sharsheret: Your Jewish Community Facing Breast Cancer

Sharsheret: Your Jewish Community Facing Breast Cancer

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  • Sugar Coating the Holidays

    Shera Dubitsky, Director of Navigation and Support Services From the time we are little, we look forward to dipping the apple in the honey on Rosh Hashanah. Why an apple? There are several sources that suggest that over the course of Jewish history the apple represented the tenacity of Jewish spirit and determination. And the honey? Honey is...

  • From Fear to Freedom: Sharing my journey as a BRCA carrier

    Liora Mendelsohn-Tannenbaum , Sharsheret Genetics for Life Program Participant From the moment I found out I was a BRCA gene carrier I felt an overwhelming need for information and to connect with others in similar situations. I was in my twenties, about to get married, and I needed to know more. Thankfully, I was told about Sharsheret. They...

Sharsheret: Your Jewish Community Facing Breast Cancer

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

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  • How I Got it Before it Got Me

    Sarah, Sharsheret Peer Supporter My mother was a carrier of the BRCA gene mutation and was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 32.  After my mom had died at the age of 51, I knew that there was a possibility that I was carrying the deleterious BRCA gene mutation too.  When the doctor called to give me results, I was not surprised but ...

Sharsheret: Your Jewish Community Facing Breast Cancer

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

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  • Always Have Hope and Never Give Up! My Journey to Getting Healthy

    Limor Beck, Sharsheret Peer Supporter In February 2012, I was scheduled for my yearly gynecological visit. I was a little concerned because during intimacy, I felt pain. I was eager to speak with my doctor. I trusted him after treating me for 30 years, delivering my babies and always being very thorough. I felt a bit embarrassed to bring it ...

  • Breast Cancer and My Spiritual Journey

    Melissa K. Rosen, Director of National Outreach for Sharsheret I went to Shabbat services this morning for the first time in months. My long absence wasn’t an intentional decision. In fact, I only became aware of the ‘decision’ recently. A cancer diagnosis affects so much more than you think it will. Of course I expected the physical challen...

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