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

Controversial 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

Switzerland: High Price for Legal Fees in Nazi Art Lawsuit

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 Officials Confirm 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

Samantha 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, Comes Away Impressed

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

Syrian UNHRC Envoy Defects as UN Aid Official 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

Wiesenthal Center 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 Presidential 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 Over 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 Artist Destroys Lacoste Elysee Prize 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 Yellow Jewish Star Badges as 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 Geneva 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

Shimon Peres Pushes Scientific Cooperation in Switzerland

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

Israeli Jews More Tolerant of Islam than Swiss Citizens

Israelis, particularly religious Jewish Israelis, are more tolerant of Islamic religious needs than Swiss citizens, a new survey finds.Hana Levi Julian, 1/12/2010, 5:10 PM

Exit Polls: Swiss Ban Minarets, Muslim Extremism Feared

European and Asian countries are bracing for possible Muslim violence in the wake of an apparent Swiss ban on minarets on mosques.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/29/2009, 5:31 PM