Breast Cancer from a Jewish Perspective (curated by Sharsheret)
The following list was curated by the Sharsheret. Sharsheret, Hebrew for “chain”, is a national not-for-profit organization supporting young women and their families, of all Jewish backgrounds, facing breast cancer. Read more about Sharsheret here.
Sharsheret Reading List (18 KB)
Then Came Life: A Memoir of Living with the Same Courage, Spirit, and Humor That Helped Me Survive Breast Cancer
Hospital: Man, Woman, Birth, Death, Infinity, Plus Red Tape, Bad Behavior, Money, God and Diversity on Steroids
Sharsheret Booklet Series
Sharsheret has published a booklet series designed to raise awareness about issues many Jewish women face in their fight against breast cancer.
Facing Breast Cancer as a Jewish Woman here provides culturally-sensitive information about breast cancer and the support available to Jewish women. To view this booklet and to download, click here.
Facing Breast Cancer as an Orthodox Jewish Woman provides culturally sensitive information about breast cancer and the support available to Orthodox and Hasidic women. To view this booklet, click here.
Breast Cancer Genetics and the Jewish Woman addresses frequently asked questions about hereditary breast cancer and its impact on the Jewish woman and her family. To view this booklet, click here.
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