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Shabbat Shuvah Speaker: Jenna Benn Shersher

Friday, September 22, 2023 7 Tishrei 5784

6:15 PM - 7:15 PMNSCI

Jenna Benn Shersher, cancer survivor and civil rights advocate, creator and CEO of Twist Out Cancer, will speak on choosing life and blessing on this Shabbat between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Jenna grew up at NSCI and is an inspiring leader and speaker.


Jenna Benn Shersher is a 41-year-old cancer survivor who, in the course of her journey, figured out creative ways to leverage social media to process her experience and create community. Jenna founded the nonprofit organization Twist Out Cancer, which provides psychosocial support to individuals touched by cancer through creative arts programming. Over the last 11 years, Twist Out Cancer has impacted over 246,000 people through their programs and online platforms. Jenna grew up here at NSCI and cherishes her roots and her family’s meaningful involvement in our community. 

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