Switzerland

Swiss Jews and Muslims publish joint declaration against antisemitism, racism and islamophobia

The Swiss Federation of Jewish Communities has jointly published a declaration against antisemitism, racism and islamophobia, together with Muslim and Jewish organisations.

Swiss region plans Jewish tourism etiquette guide

With the help of the Swiss Federation of Jewish Communities (SIG), tourism authorities in the canton of Graubünden are planning an etiquette guide to raise awareness of the needs of Jewish visitors among hoteliers in the region.

Stuart Eizenstat expresses admiration for Switzerland at exhibition opening

Former US ambassador to the EU Stuart Eizenstat spoke on the occasion of the opening of an exhibition titled "The Last Swiss Holocaust Survivors" at the Hillyer Art Space in Washington.

Knife-wielding drunkard threatens Swiss Jewish family walking to synagogue

A man was arrested in the Swiss city of Zurich after allegedly threatening Orthodox Jewish children and chasing a Jewish family with a large knife.

Swiss Jews welcome government decision to contribute to the security of vulnerable minorities

The Swiss Federation of Jewish Communities (SIG/FCSI) welcomed a decision by the Swiss Federal Council to contribute to the security costs of particularly vulnerable minorities.

Rabbi and imam awarded first Swiss Jews’ dialogue prize

Four religious leaders, including a rabbi and an imam, have been honoured for their efforts to bring Swiss religious communities closer together.

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