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NEXT/ Sharsheret Pink Shabbat®

"Think Pink" on November 7-8, 2014

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we're teaming up with Sharsheret to bring you NEXT/ Sharsheret Pink Shabbat®.

Why Pink Shabbat? 

1 in 40 Jewish men and women of Ashkenazi descent are at 10x greater risk for carrying a breast cancer gene mutation that can lead to breast and​ ovarian cancer, and possibly skin, colon, pancreatic, and prostate cancers, too. Pink Shabbat is a time to spread awareness, share resources, and most importantly, generate hope.

If you know someone facing cancer, Pink Shabbat is a way to come together and find out how you can help. Even if you don't know someone personally, Pink Shabbat a great reason to get your friends together and find out how to take your health into your own hands. 

Sign Up Today!

Join us, Sharsheret, and Taglit-Birthright Israel alumni across the country on November 7-8 and host a Pink Shabbat dinner or brunch for your friends. We'll make it easy by providing great resources and up to $14/head for up to 16 guests to help you cover the cost of food.


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Share the Love.

Just think: There are over 275,000 Taglit-Birthright Israel alumni in the United States. If even a small fraction hosted Pink Shabbat dinners or brunches for friends, we could make a big impact.  Tell your friends from your Taglit-Birthright Israel trip about Pink Shabbat by sharing it on Facebook and Twitter. Spreading awareness about Jewish families facing breast cancer starts with you!

If you have any questions about Pink Shabbat, email us at shabbat@birthrightisraelnext.org. 

About our partner:

Sharsheret is the only national not-for-profit organization supporting young women and their families, of all Jewish backgrounds, facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer.  Jewish men and women of Ashkenazi descent are at 10x greater risk for carrying a breast cancer (BRCA) gene mutation that can lead to breast cancer and ovarian cancer, and related cancers of the skin, colon, pancreas, and prostate.

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