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JFS Community-Wide Pink Shabbat

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Join community events at participating community organizations as we raise awareness about breast and ovarian cancer and their prevalence within the Jewish community. Coordinated by JFS, a local partner of Sharsheret, and planned by local organizations!

February 3rd, NC State University Hillel (Hillel students only): ManiCURE event- stay tuned for more details!

February 9th, 11:15am Chabad Center of Raleigh: Post- treatment Cancer Awareness: How to Support Your Friend or Relative: Many are familiar with the need for breast cancer screenings as well as the need to support friends and family who are going through chemotherapy and other treatment. But there is less awareness that support is also needed after treatment as well.

February 22nd, 6:15pm Moishe House Triangle : wear pink and come learn about breast cancer and increase awareness to its prevalence in the Jewish community!  Services will be held at 6:15pm; dinner at 7pm. RSVP to or on the Facebook event.

February 22nd, 7:30pm, Beth Shalom: Beth Shalom Congregation will host a Pink Shabbat, honoring those who fight the fight of cancer either currently or in memory. Please join Beth Shalom by wearing pink, teal or other color or your choice.

March 1st, 7pm Temple Beth Or: Sisterhood Pink Shabbat- Temple Beth Or’s Sisterhood Board will be leading Shabbat services on Friday, March 1st to celebrate Shabbat along with Sisterhoods throughout North America. Please join TBO by wearing pink to demonstrate support to Sharsheret, the only national organization that addresses unique concerns of Jewish women and their families who are facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer.

Would you like to host an additional Pink Shabbat during February? Contact Debbie Ross, JFS Program Coordinator at 919-676-2200 ext 129 or email

Sharsheret leads the national Jewish response to breast cancer and ovarian cancer by working with local community partners, to create and enhance culturally-relevant local breast cancer programs, support services, resources, and events. Raleigh-Cary Jewish Family Services became a Shrarsheret partner in June 2016 and has been working to increase awareness and provide support to women and families in our community.