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Visual Documentation of the Jewish Communities in Switzerland


Anu – The Museum of the Jewish People 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. Simona Benyamini
Director of the Oster Visual Documentation Center at ANU – Museum of the Jewish People
Telephone: 972-3-7457850
simonab@anumuseum.org.il

Home for the senior citizens in Aargau, Lengnau, Switzerland. Postcard, 1880-1920. The Oster Visual Documentation Center, ANU – Museum of the Jewish People. Ami ben Ya'acov Collection, New York

Home for the senior citizens in Aargau, Lengnau, Switzerland. Postcard, 1880-1920. The Oster Visual Documentation Center, ANU – Museum of the Jewish People. Ami ben Ya’acov Collection, New York

The synagogue in Lausanne, Switzerland, inaugurated in 1912. Postcard. The Oster Visual Documentation Center, ANU – Museum of the Jewish People. Courtesy of Max Perls, Israel

The synagogue in Lausanne, Switzerland, inaugurated in 1912. Postcard. The Oster Visual Documentation Center, ANU – Museum of the Jewish People. Courtesy of Max Perls, Israel