Here are some resources addressing concerns about the IHRA working definition of antisemitism and its potential for misuse.
Ken Stern on Using the IHRA Definition on University Campuses
Mark Baker on How The IHRA Definition Will be Used at Australian Universities
Watch the full event: Weaponising Antisemitism?
You can also listen to the event as a podcast:
Articles & op-eds
- Lead IHRA drafter Kenneth Stern on "Anti-Zionism, Antisemitism, and the Fallacy of Bright Lines" and his Guardian opinion piece, "I drafted the definition of antisemitism. Rightwing Jews are weaponizing it"
- Australian Jewish student university activists Maddy Blay and Ben Wyatt: "Being a proud Jew does not mean unwavering support for the Israeli government"
- “We Need a Better Definition of Anti-Semitism” – Joshua Shanes and Dov Waxman, Slate
- “Fighting anti-Semitism needs solidarity, not definitions” – David Zyngier and Daniel Coleman, The Age
Other briefings and resources
- “Progressive Israel Network Groups Oppose Codification of IHRA Working Definition of Antisemitism, Citing Strong Potential for Misuse” – Statement from coalition including J Street, Habonim Dror, Hashomer Hatzair, New Israel Fund, Americans for Peace Now and others
- A compendium of expert views and other resources laying out concerns and objections to the IHRA definition – Foundation for Middle East Peace
- Other resources on the IHRA definition (videos, events, podcasts, briefings) from the Foundation for Middle East Peace
- The Jerusalem Declaration On Antisemitism
- The Nexus White Paper
Statements and comments from New Israel Fund Australia
- Statement on the Australian government's adoption of the IHRA working definition of antisemitism
- Response to the Australian government's adoption of the IHRA working definition of antisemitism
- Comment from executive director Liam Getreu in the Guardian on the government's adoption