Alumni

"Flower Silliman is an alumnae of the Jewish Girls School"

Established on the 18th of January 1881 to help in educating the under- privileged Jewish students,Jewish Girls` School opened its doors to students of all communities in the 1960s. Presently it caters to around 1200 students and is proud to have a very good faculty.

Mrs.Flower Silliman is an alumnus of the Jewish Girls' School. While at the school she was involved in many service activities including volunteering at the creche and in the community she was a founding member of the Young People's Congregation. She was the President of Lady Irvin College when she studied there, and was involved in efforts related to the Nationalist movement including Operation Chapati where she and other students rolled and made chapatis all night to air drop on refugees crossing both sides of the border.

She was the Home Science and Health Science Teacher at Loreto House for many years and while at Loreto was engaged in several service activities including creating awareness among students about issues of social service and organizing students to go to Shishu Bhavan as well as to make paper and other bags for the children there. She was also part of a committee working to find good homes for orphans. Mrs Silliman, at 84, is the President of the Board of the Jewish Girls School and takes an active interest in the school and its activities.

Jewish Girls', Kolkata
Jewish Girls', Kolkata
Jewish Girls', Kolkata
Jewish Girls', Kolkata
Jewish Girls', Kolkata
Jewish Girls', Kolkata
Jewish Girls', Kolkata