New information about North Korean dictator's past

Kim Jong-Un's former schoolteacher in Switzerland: 'He liked playing basketball, admired Michael Jordan, and loved German folk songs.'Mordechai Sones, 9/4/2017, 4:48 PM

Watch: Fortress Switzerland

Why is Switzerland considered the most protected nation in the world?Tzvi Lev, 8/22/2017, 4:16 PM

Swiss lawmaker slams Israel for 'tolerating haredim'

Amid criticism of hotel signs telling Jews to shower, Geneva lawmaker accuses Israel of excessive tolerance of haredim who 'prevent peace.'JTA, 8/17/2017, 3:35 PM

Booking.com drops Swiss hotel over anti-Semitic signs

Online hotel reservation service drops Swiss hotel whose management put up signs singling out Jews.Ben Ariel, 8/17/2017, 6:05 AM

Swiss lawmakers to vote on banning import of kosher, halal meat

Ban on import ritually slaughtered meat would make keeping kosher impossible in European state where shechitah has been illegal since 1894.JTA, 8/16/2017, 6:32 PM

Switzerland denounces anti-Semitism

Switzerland clarifies it condemns anti-Semitism following incident in which a Swiss hotel posted anti-Semitic signs.Ben Ariel, 8/16/2017, 5:06 AM

'We know this hotel: They're not anti-Semitic'

Jewish patrons of hotel with signs instructing Jews to shower before and after using pool say owners are far from anti-Semitic.Ido Ben Porat, 8/14/2017, 11:40 PM

Hotel apologizes for anti-Semitic signs

Manager of Swiss hotel says signs singling out Jews at pool should have been addressed to all guests, Jews are welcome at hotel.JTA, 8/14/2017, 9:09 PM

Anti-Semitic signs at Switzerland hotel

Swiss hotel posts signs limiting hours Jews can use refrigerator, telling Jews to shower before and after swimming.Gary Willig, 8/14/2017, 6:36 PM

5 wounded in chainsaw rampage in Switzerland

Man carrying chainsaw goes berserk in northern Swiss town, leaving severely injured.David Rosenberg, 7/24/2017, 2:47 PM

Swiss FM vows to tighten review of funding for anti-Semitic NGOs

Swiss FM responds to passage of resolution by parliament to end funding of anti-Semitic and anti-Israel NGOs.JTA, 6/15/2017, 3:19 PM

Swiss parliament votes to end funding of anti-Semitic NGOs

Legislation to end funding for NGOs that are vehicles for incitement and anti-Semitism passes final vote in upper house of Swiss parliament.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/13/2017, 2:17 PM

Switzerland considering trying Livni for 'war crimes'

Swiss Attorney General confirms it's considering suit against Livni submitted by pro-Palestinian group for her role in Operation Cast Lead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/1/2017, 1:32 PM

Swiss court: Man guilty of libel over Facebook 'likes'

Swiss court faults 45-year-old for 'liking' defamatory comments on Facebook; opponent says decision may harm freedom of expression.AFP, 5/31/2017, 11:25 PM

120 years after Herzl, anti-BDS conferences held in Switzerland

Israel supporters hold anti-BDS conference in Basel, where First Zionist Congress was held in 1897.Chana Roberts, 5/15/2017, 12:31 PM

Swiss police rule out terror in Basel shooting

Police in Switzerland say killing of two people in a Basel cafe was not terror-related.Ben Ariel, Canada, 3/10/2017, 9:51 PM

Two people shot dead at Swiss cafe

Two men shoot dead two people and seriously injure a third at a cafe in Basel. Motive unknown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2017, 4:06 AM

Switzerland to launch Holocaust remembrance app

A new app to teach youth about the Holocaust to headline at Switzerland’s chairmanship of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance.JTA, 3/9/2017, 10:55 PM

Swiss parliament votes to halt funds to anti-Semitic groups

Switzerland’s lower house of parliament votes to halt public funding for groups that promote racism, anti-Semitism, and hate.JTA, 3/9/2017, 7:54 PM

Switzerland pushes back against BDS

Swiss Parliament passes motion calling for end to government funding of BDS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/9/2017, 9:35 AM

Swiss government hiding BDS funding

Switzerland is hiding information about millions of dollars transferred to BDS organizations, claiming it might 'harm state interests'.Ido Ben-Porat, 1/24/2017, 12:29 PM

Swiss court rules Muslim girls must swim with boys

"Mixed-gender swimming lessons part of ‘full school curriculum’ and children’s ‘successful integration’ into society"Mordechai Sones, 1/10/2017, 4:38 PM

Three hurt in shooting at Islamic Center in Zurich

Moments after Russian ambassador to Turkey assassinated,Swiss police report three people hurt during shooting at Islamic center in Zurich.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/19/2016, 7:54 PM

Swiss court overturns incitement conviction for Jewish musician

A Swiss court overturned the hate-incitement conviction of a Jewish musician who on Facebook described Muslims as “the Nazis of today”.JTA, 12/4/2016, 5:52 PM

UK to help secure its Jewish community - but Switzerland won't

Swiss government says Jewish community needs to levy special tax, reimburse police for the extra protection.Haim Lev, 12/4/2016, 9:18 AM

Swiss government wants Jews to fund their own security costs

'There is no constitutional or legal basis permitting the participation of the federal state in the costs.'JTA, 11/21/2016, 10:43 PM

Young Jewish international volunteers gather in Switzerland

160 young Jews from 37 countries gather in Basel for the first global summit of the Jewish Diplomatic Corps.JTA, 11/17/2016, 5:26 AM

Switzerland confirms spying during Iran nuclear talks

Swiss prosecutors say they found evidence of spying on Iran nuclear talks, but close the probe.Elad Benari, 11/4/2016, 3:42 AM

Geneva denies Jihadists store loot in Swiss ports

French politician says Swiss free ports help terrorists, Geneva denies claim, says public misunderstands concept of free ports.AFP, 10/30/2016, 11:28 AM

'Eritrean migrants can return home safely'

Swiss investigation confirms Eritrean 'refugees' may return to home country safely.Emily Rose, 9/12/2016, 1:06 PM

Woman injured in Switzerland attack dies of her wounds

34-year-old victim of the burning and stabbing attack in Switzerland yesterday dies; attacker, 27, also dead.Shai Landesman, 8/14/2016, 3:49 PM

Six stabbed, burned in Swiss train attack

The suspected attacker, described as a Swiss citizen aged 27, was also injured. Police say terror motive 'not excluded'.Guy Cohen, 8/13/2016, 8:38 PM

Israel deports Swiss BDS activist

For the first time, Interior Minister issues a deportation order against a Swiss activist who harassed soldiers at checkpoints.Ben Ariel, 8/2/2016, 11:39 PM

Bomb scare on El Al plane scrambles Swiss fighter jets

El Al flight from New York to Tel Aviv suspected of carrying explosive. On board check finds warning was baseless.Nitsan Keider, 7/5/2016, 11:47 AM

Swiss Jews oppose forcing students to shake teachers' hands

Regulation imposed after two Muslim boys refused to shake hands with teachers at graduation ceremony.JTA, 6/9/2016, 1:00 PM

Swiss MPs call to end pro-terror NGO funding

New parliament resolution demands end to Swiss funds propping up radical NGOs that back BDS in 'anti-Semitic actions.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2016, 11:53 AM

Israeli mother and daughter die in Swiss crash

Israelis who drove into Switzerland from Milano tragically die in car crash during their European trip.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2016, 8:49 AM

Swiss and German museums to show Nazi-era art hoard

Swiss museum to exhibit works from Nazi-era art hoard it inherited two years ago from German recluse Cornelius Gurlitt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2016, 4:43 AM

Legendary terrorist: Swiss purposely turned blind eye to us

Carlos the Jackal says he traveled freely in Switzerland during the 70s thanks to 'nonaggression pact' between Swiss, PLO.Matt Wanderman, 3/8/2016, 1:37 PM

Swiss female prison guard helps Syrian rapist flee

The guard and the rapist are on the run after fleeing jail together in Zurich.Gil Ronen, 2/9/2016, 8:24 PM

Secret 1970 agreement between Swiss, PLO revealed

Supposedly-neutral country agreed to support Palestinians diplomatically in exchange for exemption from terror attacks.Matt Wanderman, 1/20/2016, 6:10 PM

Ambassador to Switzerland compares Israel to Nazis

Caspi summoned for disciplinary procedures after posting quote from Herman Goering on Facebook with words: 'we're on the right path.'Ari Yashar, 12/28/2015, 1:15 PM

Swiss probing Islamic council member over jihadist propaganda

Swiss prosecutors start criminal proceedings against leading Muslim figure for spreading terror propaganda.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/19/2015, 6:18 PM

Fear in Zurich as police dispatched to Jewish school

Zurich police say no indication of criminal action near Jewish schoolShoshana Miskin, 12/17/2015, 12:53 PM

Swiss arrest two Syrians planning chemical attack

Two Syrians nabbed on suspicions of transporting 'explosives and toxic gases' in Geneva, possibly to attack UN headquarters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2015, 6:10 PM

Swiss Minister Defends Purchase of Israeli Surveillance Drones

Despite complaints from MPs on Israel's 'human rights abuses,' Swiss parliament votes to buy six drones from Israel's Elbit Systems.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2015, 9:36 PM

Switzerland 'Regrets' Offensive Anti-Netanyahu Cartoon

Swiss envoy to Iran displayed cartoon showing doves defecating on the Israeli PM's head.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2015, 6:05 PM

Swiss Ambassador Urges Companies to Invest in 'Stable' Iran

Switzerland's ambassador to Tehran says Iran is a "pole of stability" in the Middle East.Ben Ariel, 8/28/2015, 4:12 AM

Switzerland Lifts Sanctions Against Iran

Switzerland announces it will officially lift sanctions against Iran on Thursday, cites the nuclear deal with Western powers.Elad Benari, 8/13/2015, 12:12 AM

Switzerland: The Place for the Perfect Kosher Vacation

Enjoy the perfect kosher vacation for the whole family with Tour Plus in Wengen, Switzerland.Tour Plus, 8/10/2015, 9:06 PM

Switzerland Confirms Investigation into Spying on Iran Talks

Swiss Attorney General says multiple premises searched in relation to investigation into allegations of hacking of Iran nuclear talks.Elad Benari, 6/18/2015, 4:45 AM

Hotovely Takes On Anti-IDF Exhibit in Switzerland

Deputy FM orders ministry to snap into action against Breaking the Silence exhibit presenting 'testimony' besmirching the IDF.Nitsan Keidar, Ari Yashar, 6/2/2015, 3:53 PM

Five Dead in Swiss Shooting Spree

Police say that 5 people were shot last night in the Swiss town of Wuerenlingen.Matt Wanderman, 5/10/2015, 3:56 PM

Switzerland to Jail Anti-ISIS Fighter Who Defended Christians?

Syriac Christian Swiss man faces up to three years in jail after leaving to protect members of his community from ISIS brutality in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2015, 8:44 PM

Israeli Tourist Killed in Swiss Avalanche

Foreign Ministry reported Monday that an Israeli citizen traveling in Switzerland was killed in an avalanche at a ski resort.Cynthia Blank, 2/2/2015, 10:54 PM

Canada 'Disappointed' by Anti-Israel Conference in Geneva

Canada's Foreign Minister denounces the "one-sided and politicized conference" to be held in Geneva against Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2014, 1:13 AM

Switzerland Pushes Ahead with Conference on PA Territories

Despite objection from Washington and Jerusalem, Switzerland will hold a conference on humanitarian law in the "occupied territories".Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2014, 4:46 AM