Genealogy Projects tagged with Prominent Jewish Swiss Sojourners on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Jewish Switzerland

    Switzerland has had a settled Jewish community since the 13th century. In 1213, Basel was one of the largest Jewish communities in Europe and the first recorded mention of Jews in Switzerland, The community was made up of Jews mostly from Germany and France Jews settled in Bern by 1259, St. Gall in 1268, Zurich in 1273, Schaffhausen, Diessenhofen, and Luzerne in 1299. Notable Jews Ruth D...