Jewish Communities in Switzerland

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Switzerland’s Jewish population comprises various communities with different orientations. Here is a list:

Aargau region

Israelitische Cultusgemeinde Bremgarten

Founded 1865 and member of the SIG.

Marktgasse 3

5620 Bremgarten
+41 56 633 66 26

Israelitische Kultusgemeinde Baden IKGB

Founded 1859 and member of the SIG.

Israelitische Kultusgemeinde Endingen

Founded 1689 at the latest and member of the SIG.

Buckstrasse 2

5304 Endingen
+41 56 242 15 46

Basel region

Israelitische Gemeinde Basel IGB

Founded 1805 and member of the SIG.

Leimenstrasse 24

4003 Basel
+41 61 279 98 50

On the history of Judaism in Basel (in German and French)

Israelitische Religionsgemeinschaft Basel IRG

Founded in 1927

Ahornstrasse 14

4055 Basel
+41 61 301 48 98

Bern region

Jüdische Gemeinde Bern JGB

Founded 1848 and member of the SIG.

Kapellenstrasse 2

3011 Berne
+41 31 381 49 92

On the history of Judaism in Berne (in German and French)

Jüdische Gemeinde Biel

Founded 1848 and member of the SIG.
626
2502 Biel/Bienne

On the history of Judaism in Biel/Bienne (in German and French)

Central Switzerland region

Chabad of Central Switzerland

Pilatusstrasse 20

6003 Lucerne
+41 41 361 17 70

Fribourg region

Communauté Israélite de Fribourg

Founded 1895 and member of the SIG.

Geneva region

Communauté Israélite de Genève CIG

Founded 1852 and member of the SIG.

Avenue Dumas 21

1206 Geneva
+41 22 317 89 00

On the history of Judaism in Geneva (in German and French)

Communauté Israélite Libérale de Genève GIL

Founded in 1970

Route de Chêne 43

1208 Geneva
+41 22 732 32 45

Communauté Israélite Orthodoxe de Genève

Founded in 1918

Place des Eaux-Vives 2

1207 Geneva
+41 22 735 22 98

Neuchâtel region

Communauté Israélite du Canton de Neuchâtel CICN

Founded 1833 and member of the SIG.

Rue du Grenier 14

2300 La Chaux-de-Fonds
+41 32 968 67 71

Solothurn region

Jüdische Gemeinde Solothurn

Founded around 1880 and member of the SIG.
4500 Solothurn

St. Gallen region

Jüdische Gemeinde St. Gallen

Founded 1863 and member of the SIG.

Frongartenstrasse 16

9000 St. Gallen
+41 71 222 71 55

On the history of Judaism in St. Gallen (in German and French)

Ticino region

Comunità Israelita Lugano

Founded in 1917

Via Maderno 11

6900 Lugano
+41 91 923 56 98

Vaud region

Communauté Israélite de Lausanne et du Canton de Vaud CILV

Founded 1848 and member of the SIG.

Avenue Georgette 3

1001 Lausanne
+41 21 341 72 40

On the history of Judaism in Lausanne (in German and French)

Zurich/Winterthur region

Israelitische Cultusgemeinde Zürich ICZ

Founded in 1862 and member of the SIG

ICZ Gemeindezentrum
Lavaterstrasse 33

8002 Zurich
+41 44 283 22 22

Israelitische Gemeinde Winterthur IGW

Founded 1886 and member of the SIG.

Reismühlestrasse 6

8409 Winterthur

Israelitische Religionsgesellschaft Zürich IRG

Founded 1895 and member of the SIG.

Manessestrasse 10

8003 Zurich
+41 44 241 80 57

On the history of Judaism in Zurich (in German and French)

Jüdische Gemeinde Agudas Achim Zürich

Founded 1911, registered 1928 and member of the SIG.

Erikastrasse 8

8036 Zurich
+41 44 463 80 33

On the history of Judaism in Zurich (in German and French)

Jüdische Liberale Gemeinde Or Chadasch JLG

Founded in 1978

Hallwylstrasse 78

Postfach 9126
8004 Zurich
+41 43 322 03 14

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