JFS Community Connections: Community-wide Pink Shabbat

Friday, February 2, 2018 - Friday, February 23, 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!

Check out upcoming Pink Shabbat events in January-February 2018:

Join Chabad’s women’s monthly Discussion/Prayer group for a special Pink Shabbat on 2/2/18, 11:45am-12:30pm– Beauty within, beauty without: The Torah’s perspective on beauty, femininity, and modesty. Discussion Group led by Rebbetzin Chana Cotlar. RSVP to chana@chabadofcary.org





Purchase a Pink Challah from any of the Challah for Hunger triangle chapters during their February sale.  during their February sale. 50% of the proceeds go toward Sharsheret!

Challah for Hunger at Duke 

Challah For Hunger at NCSU  will be baking challah on 2/8.

Challah for Hunger UNC will be baking from 4-6pm on 2/7 and selling on 2/8- sign up to bake with them or order your challah.

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.

 Beth Meyer Preschool moms will be holding “BMP and JFS mom’s night out: Pink Paint Night” on 2/22/18 at 7:30pm.



Join Moishe House Triangle Pink Shabbat Dinner on 2/23/18 at 7pm; We will be joined by guest speaker Debbie Horwitz who will share her story with us! More information HERE . 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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