Swiss Jews oppose forcing pupils to shake 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, 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

Swiss purposely turned blind eye to terrorists

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 on propaganda

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

Police dispatched to Jewish school in Zurich

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 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' 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 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 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 Spying Investigation

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?

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

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

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

Israel Tries to Prevent Geneva Convention Summit

Israel, US try to dissuade Fourth Geneva Convention from holding special summit. Both will boycott if held.Cynthia Blank, 11/27/2014, 8:43 AM

Big Donation to Help Museum Receive Nazi Art Hoard

800,000 euro donation to ensure arrival of the art trove to the Bern, as saga over hoard of looted paintings continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2014, 9:49 PM

Swiss Museum to Display Looted Art

The Bern Art Museum to announce it will display the looted works willed to it by Cornelius Gurlitt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2014, 4:43 AM

Switzerland the Latest Country to Ban ISIS

Switzerland announces ban on ISIS and related organizations, prohibiting all activities of the group in the country.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/8/2014, 11:41 PM

Muslim Protesters Attempt to Storm Swiss Synagogue

Anti-Israel demonstrators wield placard saying 'Every synagogue is an Israeli embassy' in shocking incident in Geneva.Ari Soffer, 8/20/2014, 10:38 AM

Swiss Court Rules Nazi Salute 'Not Always Illegal'

Switzerland's top court acquits neo-Nazi for 2010 incident, says Nazi salute permitted under certain circumstances.Ari Soffer, 5/22/2014, 11:07 AM

Expert Dismisses French Report on Arafat's Death

A French report ruling out poisoning in Arafat's death has a glaring inconsistency, says the co-author of a Swiss probe.Elad Benari, 12/6/2013, 4:15 AM

Report: Gaydamak Released, Returns to Israel

Arcadi Gaydamak, the wealthy businessman wanted over the "Angolagate" scandal, freed after two weeks in a Swiss prison.Elad Benari, 12/5/2013, 5:45 AM

Swiss Lawmaker Expelled Over Anti-Israel Remarks

Local deputy from Geneva Citizens' Movement excluded from the regional party after supporting Israel’s destruction.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/29/2013, 9:20 PM

Israeli Tycoon Arcadi Gaydamak Arrested

Israeli businessman and former Jerusalem mayoral candidate repotedly arrested in Switzerland over 'Angolagate' scandal.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2013, 4:54 PM

Switz.: High Price for Legal Fees in Nazi Art Case

European probes into art taken from Jews during the rise of Nazi Germany continues; Swiss museum wins case, only to pay hefty legal fees.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2013, 9:20 PM

Arab Media: Swiss Study Confirms Arafat 'Poisoned'

Al-Jazeera reports that Swiss scientists studying Arafat's body confirm he was poisoned.Elad Benari, Tova Dvorin, 11/6/2013, 8:14 PM

Switzerland: Syria Tried to Buy WMD Technology

Assad regime sought a vacuum pump, valves and a bioreactor but was rejected, says Bern.Arutz Sheva, 9/3/2013, 9:21 AM

Power Blasts Re-election of Swiss Critic of Israel

U.S. ambassador to the UN trying to block the re-election of a Swiss diplomat who praised dictators while criticizing Israel.Elad Benari, 8/20/2013, 4:45 AM

Survivors Received $1.2B from Swiss Fund – Report

Holocaust survivors and victims' heirs have received $1.24 billion from a Swiss fund set up after a scandal.Arutz Sheva, 7/15/2013, 4:25 AM

Swiss MP Visits Yesha Communities

In the wake of increasing calls for the boycott of products made in Judea and Samaria, Swiss MP decided to examine the situation himselfArutz 7 Staff, 4/4/2013, 8:17 PM

Switzerland knew of Holocaust in 1942: report

Swiss officials knew in May 1942 that Jews were being exterminated in Nazi concentration camps, Swiss television reported.David Lev and AFP, 1/28/2013, 5:30 PM

Switzerland Adopts New Sanctions against Syria

Switzerland adds 28 names to its existing list of supporters of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, freezing their assets.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/26/2012, 9:59 PM

UNHRC Envoy Defects as Aid Envoy Heads to Syria

As UN humanitarian chief Valarie Amos heads to Syria, Geneva-based UN human rights envoy Danny Al-Baaj announced he would abandon Assad.Chana Ya'ar, 8/13/2012, 7:23 PM

SWC Urges Swiss Government to Protect Circumcision

The Wiesenthal center urged the Swiss government to protect the religious rite of circumcision.Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/27/2012, 1:12 AM

Swiss Chain to Label Products from 'Settlements'

Switzerland’s largest supermarket chain announces it will label products from Judea, Samaria and east Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 5/30/2012, 4:46 AM

Former US Pres. Candidate Becomes Swiss Citizen

Former US presidential candidate Michele Bachmann has become a citizen of Switzerland.Chana Ya'ar, 5/10/2012, 2:39 PM

Holocaust Memorial, Synagogue Defaced in Geneva

Members of the Jewish community in Geneva find anti-Semitic symbols on a Holocaust monument and local synagogue.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/27/2012, 9:58 PM

First Synagogue Inaugurated in Basel in 80 Years

The Feldinger Chabad Jewish Centre is first synagogue in the city since 1929. Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/19/2012, 6:15 PM

Zurich's Gnomes Moving Tehran's Lucre

Switzerland has decided not to impose sanctions on Iran's central bank, or to prevent commodities traders from moving Tehran's oil.Gabe Kahn, 4/18/2012, 4:38 PM

Anti-Semitism on the Rise in Switzerland

Anti-Semitic incidents in Switzerland have reached their highest number since 2003, and many of them were considered "grave."Rachel Hirshfeld, 3/13/2012, 1:18 PM

TIME: Mossad Trained, Paid Assassins in Iran

TIME Magazine cites "sources" who say Israel's Mossad was responsible for paying and training assassins to kill Iranian nuclear scientists.Chana Ya'ar, 1/14/2012, 11:37 PM

Swiss 'Rehabilitate' Those Who Aided Jews in WWII

Swiss authorities completed the process of 'rehabilitating' those punished for aiding Jews during the Nazi era - all are dead.Gabe Kahn., 12/30/2011, 12:32 PM

PA Arab Artist Destroys Int'l Art Competition

A Palestinian Authority artist has managed to destroy corporate support for a major international art competition and exhibition. Chana Ya'ar, 12/22/2011, 10:49 AM

Did Neo-Nazis Murder Israeli Rabbi?

German and Swiss authorities are investigating links between a neo-Nazi gang and the 2001 murder of Rabbi Avraham GreenbaumGabe Kahn., 12/14/2011, 5:15 PM

Swiss Muslims Wear Jewish Badges to Protest

Swiss Muslims have offended fellow Muslims and Jews by wearing yellow badges, which Nazis forced on Jews, to protest discrimination. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/1/2011, 6:23 PM

Swiss Government Concerned Over Crime Rate

An attack on the son of an American UN diplomat has left the Swiss government concerned over crime rate in Geneva.Elad Benari, 8/15/2011, 8:12 PM

Peres the Perennial Optimist

Shimon Peres talked science and regional politics in his two day visit to SwitzerlandAryeh Ben Hayim, 3/29/2011, 2:38 PM

Rabbi Attacked in Switzerland

Assistant rabbi at Lausanne Synagogue was punched, verbally attacked by three youths last week, in incident described as the "worst in years."Hillel Fendel, 3/3/2011, 1:26 PM