12353 8th Avenue Northeast
Seattle, WA 98125
Jacqueline Silver will be presenting her research on efforts to educate Jewish children who lived under Nazi occupation in Europe and North Africa between 1933 and 1945. Jacqueline will discuss the historical background, including descriptions of education in Germany after the rise of National Socialism, Nazi ghettos, concentration camps, and in various hiding places. She will discuss the important factors related to the improvised, and generally clandestine, education of Jewish children during the Shoah, including several of the educators, their methods, and the enormous hardship of providing education despite severe restrictions.
About Jacqueline Silver:
Jacqueline Silver was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. Having spent nine years in Philadelphia as a teacher, Jacqueline left to pursue teaching in Honduras, where she taught at an American mining camp for a year. In 1986, Jacqueline made aliya to Israel while working and living as a teacher. In 2006, she moved to Seattle to live closer to her family, while also completing her Master’s Degree in Education from Antioch University. Jacqueline is now a Doctoral Candidate at Fielding Graduate University in California, with plans to complete her degree in the next month.