Swiss hotel’s signs for Jews spark row and Israeli complaint

Source: BBC News

Israel has expressed anger to the Swiss government over a hotel’s sign that told Jewish guests to shower before using the swimming pool.

The sign in English, at Apartmenthaus Paradies in the mountain resort of Arosa, triggered much criticism.

Another sign told Jewish guests to use a refrigerator only at certain times.

Israel’s deputy foreign minister called it “an anti-Semitic act of the worst and ugliest kind”. Reports say the hotel has now removed the signs.

A photo of the shower sign was tweeted, after an Orthodox Jewish guest spoke about it on Israel’s Channel 2 TV.

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