Sharsheret Teal and Pink Shabbat®

Aug 24, 2021 | Article

Sharsheret Teal and Pink Shabbat®

Create Awareness. Get Educated. Take Action.

A Colorado community-wide initiative to prevent and cure breast and ovarian cancer

JEWISHcolorado’s Women’s Philanthropy, in partnership with Sharsheret Teal and Pink Shabbat® and JScreen, educates women and men about the increased risk of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer among Jewish families, the measures they can take to protect their health, and the impact of breast and ovarian cancer on the Jewish community.

For more information, view Sharsheret’s resources.

We hope to see you at one of our partnership events.

Attend A Community Teal and Pink Event

Temple Sinai

Friday, October 8 | 6:00-7:30 pm 
3509 S. Glencoe Street Denver, CO 

An in-person service with streaming for those who prefer a virtual experience.


Thursday, October 14  | 7:00 pm

Women’s Health & Empowerment: Know Your Family History

Featuring a panel of medical experts discussing breast and ovarian cancer detection and awareness through a Jewish lens.

Stephanie Miller, MD | Breast Surgeon | Health One | Rose Medical Center
Andrea Parada, MD | Radiologist | Health One | Rose Medical Center
Emily Goldberg | Genetic Counselor | JScreen

Hillel of Colorado 

Friday, October 15  | 6:00-8:00 pm 
2390 S Race St, Denver, CO

A Kabbalat Shabbat and Dinner with the theme of Breast Cancer Awareness, focusing on themes of healing and refuah shlema.

Host A Teal And Pink Event

  1. Coordinate a Shabbat morning hike with female family and friends
  2. Plan a Shabbat Dinner where a survivor shares their story
  3. Host a Challah Bake with mothers and daughters
  4. Start a knitting circle to donate scarves and hats to patients.
  5. Host a book club discussion

For more information, please contact Roberta Witkow, Director of Women’s Philanthropy, at or (303) 316-6497.

Teal and Pink Shabbat is a partnership between JEWISHcolorado and Sharsheret. Sharsheret can provide additional resource materials for events and programs upon request.