Visual Documentation of the Jewish Communities in Switzerland


Beit Hatfutsot is asking for your assistance in collecting photographs and films depicting all aspects of Jewish life in Switzerland, past and present. Our aim is that with your assistance to enrich our photo and film collections and thus to ensure that Jewish life in Switzerland is recorded in the museum's databases and becomes an integral part of our museum, along with all other Jewish communities throughout the Diaspora.


All photographs and films will be returned to the owners.


For inquiries please contact

Ms. Rachel Schnold
Director of the Oster Visual Documentation Center at Beit Hatfutsot
Telephone: 972-3-7457850  


The synagogue in Lausanne, Switzerland, inaugurated in 1912

Beit Hatfutsot, the Visual Documentation Center

Courtesy of Max Perls, Israel


Home for the senior citizens in Aargau, Lengnau, Switzerland.
Postcard, 1880-1920

Beit Hatfutsot, the Visual Documentation Center

Ami ben Ya'acov Collection, New York