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Switzerland: Kosher Country Guide

KWB's Highlights:

Jewish history surrounded by awe-inspiring scenery.

Read our tips and let us know if we missed anything! We would love to add your comments for the benefit of other Kosher travelers.

KWB’s Highlights:
  • Jewish community in Switzerland is small but well organised and full of places where you can connect with the Jewish heritage.
  • Swiss people are not known for their sense of humor.
Shabbat in Switzerland? 
  • Le Jardin offers Challah available on order and Kosher meals can be order to any of Geneva's hotels.
  • In Geneva, EMS Les Marronniers cooks meal of Shabbos only by previous reservation. You can dine in or order to takeaway.
Kosher What to do?
  • Geneva is an amazing option if you want to stay for several days some luxury hotels like Le Beau-Rivage offer Kosher meals upon request. However, they don't have a Kosher menu and meals are cooked in the kitchen with no confirmed supervision.
  • In this beautiful city you can visit Macom, Geneva’s principal Jewish community centre, which offers a sanctuary, a main Jewish library and Le Jardin Kosher restaurant.
  • Zurich is home to nearly half of Switzerland’s estimated 7,000 Jews, according to Europe for Visitors,  and it has been a center for Jewish culture for centuries, so that can be another stop in your itinerary.
  • If you are an adventurous traveller, take a hike, skii or climb great heights, such as the famous matterhorn, in the outstanding outdoor options Switzerland offers.
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