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WRN offers several opportunities for our members to connect and study even from great distances.  You are welcome to participate. We ask that you RSVP for our learning sessions, even if it’s last minute and on the day and time of the session to receive the call-in information. WRN uses Zoom for it’s national learning sessions. 

What is Jewish about Breast Cancer? with Melissa Rosen

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 1:00pm ET 

Join us for this unique learning opportunity to explore the issues and concerns of Jewish women and families facing breast or ovarian cancer and hereditary mutations, how to best support congregants facing a diagnosis and, how to utilize Sharsheret’s national programs to enhance support for your community members.

Topics include:

    • hereditary risk and genetic concerns
    • cultural, religious, and spiritual issues and how they impact cancer
    • community and privacy considerations
    • best ways to support community members facing illness
    • how to create a caring community
    • how Sharsheret can help you and your community

Register Now Here!

Melissa K. Rosen, Sharsheret’s Director of National Outreach, has a master’s degree in Jewish Communal Service from Brandeis University (1991) and has been working in the non-profit sector for over 25 years. Her professional experience includes informal education, advocacy and community outreach. Melissa’s work has allowed her to facilitate unique and lasting connections among organizations in the diverse American Jewish community.

Melissa oversees outreach efforts throughout the country, amplifying Sharsheret’s reach and connecting as many as possible to the support and resources of Sharsheret. Herself a breast cancer survivor, she is passionate about the Jewish community and cancer support and advocacy.


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