Starsheret, meaning "chain" in Hebrew, is a national non-profit organization addressing the challenges facing young…More Jewish women living with breast cancer. They plan events across the nation out of their headquarters on Teaneck Rd. in Teaneck, NJ.
According to their website, "Since Sharsheret's founding in 2001, we have responded to more than 19,000 breast cancer inquiries, involved more than 1,000 peer supporters, and presented over 200 educational programs nationwide. Sharsheret now offers a continuum of care for the Jewish community–addressing the needs of those who are concerned about the risk of breast cancer in their family, those who have been diagnosed with the disease and are undergoing treatment, and those who face issues of survivorship or recurrence."