JFS Community Connections: Community-wide Pink Shabbat

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - Wednesday, February 28, 2018

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Join community events at participating community organizations as we raise awareness about breast and ovarian cancer and their prevalence within the Jewish community. Coordinated by Raleigh-Cary JFS, a local partner of Sharsheret, and planned by local organizations!

This year we’re excited to announce the participation of JCC Tribe, Moishe House Triangle, Duke, NCSU and UNC Challah For Hunger chapters, along with several Raleigh-Cary congregations:




Purchase a Pink Challah from Challah for Hunger at DukeChallah For Hunger at NCSU or Challah for Hunger UNC during their February sale. 50% of the proceeds go toward Sharsheret! More details and order forms coming soon…

Participate in the Raleigh Tribe‘s Pink Shabbat Dinner on 2/16/18 at 6pm. Eat, schmooze and listen to a personal family experience by Courtney Hirsch. Check out more details HERE.



Join Moishe House Triangle Pink Shabbat Dinner on 2/23/18 (date tentative) at 7pm. Email mohotri@gmail.com for address and RSVP.

 Join Beth Shalom for their Pink Shabbat on 2/23/18 at 7:30pm. Join their Friday night service, with a focus on health and healing.

Check back here later for more specific information, dates and locations of events coordinated by JFS and community organizations. More events will be added as well!

Would you like to host an additional Pink Shabbat during February? Contact Limor Schwartz, JFS Director of Clinical and Social Services at 919-676-2200 ext 120 or email Limor.Schwartz@ShalomRaleigh.org 


Sharsheret leads the national Jewish response to breast cancer and ovarian cancer by working with local community partners, to create and enhance culturally-relevant local breast cancer programs, support services, resources, and events. Raleigh-Cary Jewish Family Services became a Shrarsheret partner in June 2016 and has been working to increase awareness and provide support to women and families in our community.


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