Key Reports and Articles

The IHRA definition of antisemitism, with its attendant examples, is extremely controversial. This definition and the illustrative examples attached to it which conflate criticism of Israel with antisemitism, have been heavily criticised
by a range of legal experts, academics, and civil society groups. These critiques have produced a number of studies, articles, and documents which are available below.

The Malmo Forum 2021

Reports analysing the use and impact of the IHRA definition of antisemitism

Analysis and opinion on IHRA definition of antisemitism’s impact on Palestinian rights

Jewish organisational responses

Kenneth Stern (lead author of the definition) on why the IHRA definition should not be used by government agencies: 

Academics and legal experts’ opposition to the IHRA definition