Herbert Winter

Herbert Winter

President of Swiss Federation of Jewish Communities

Herbert Winter, born 1946, is the President of the Swiss Federation of Jewish Communities. He holds a doctorate in law of the University of Zurich and practices as Senior Partner of Winter & Partner, attorneys at law, with offices in Zurich, Zug and Budapest. Winter is the Jewish representative on the Swiss Council of Religions (Chairman from 2011 to 2013). Furthermore, he acts on the Advisory Board of the Swiss Foundation against Racism and Anti-Semitism and is a board member on many Jewish and Israeli charities and institutions, amongst others the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel, from which he holds a Ph.D. honoris causa in 2014. Herbert Winter is married with Anita born Strauss. They have four adult children.