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  • Swiss Jewish philanthropist, wife die in house fire

    March 11, 2013 | 7:08 am

    An elderly Jewish philanthropist from Switzerland and his wife died in a fire in their Zurich home.

    Yosef Elbaum, 91, and his wife Raizel, 74, died from smoke inhalation on March 7 after a fire broke out in their attic apartment on Richard Wagner Street in southern Zurich, the...

  • German neo-Nazi cell may be linked to rabbi’s murder

    December 13, 2011 | 11:18 am

    Police in Germany and Switzerland are investigating possible links between the murder of an Orthodox rabbi in Zurich, and a killing spree by a terrorist neo-Nazi cell.

    According to the Swiss paper Tagesanzeiger, the Israeli-born rabbi, Abraham Grünbaum, age 70, was shot at...