Sharsheret Teal and Pink Shabbat®

Aug 24, 2021

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® 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, the impact of breast and ovarian cancer on the Jewish community, and connects individuals to Sharsheret’s resources.

The weeklong community-wide initiative focused on raising awareness about breast and ovarian cancer among Jewish women will feature multiple events for women and their families. We hope you will join JEWISHcolorado at one of our partnership events, held in conjunction with Rose Medical Center and JScreen (details to come).

Attend A Community Teal and Pink Shabbat

Temple Sinai

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

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

Hillel of Colorado 

Monday, October 25 | 2390 S Race St, Denver, CO | 6:00-8:00 pm 

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 RWitkow@JEWISHcolorado.org 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.

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