Some links relating to the IHRA definition of antisemitism – David Hirsh

This is the fullest thing I’ve written specifically on the IHRA definition. It is a version of Chapter 5 of my book Contemporary Left Antisemitism:

Hirsh, David. 2019. Contemporary Struggles over Defining Antisemitism. In: Jonathan G. Campbell and Lesley D. Klaff, eds. Unity and Diversity in Contemporary Antisemitism: The Bristol-Sheffield-Hallam Colloquium on Contemporary Antisemitism. Boston: Academic Studies Press, pp. 17-39. ISBN 9781618119667

An earlier version of the same piece was published in fathom:
Hirsh, David. 2012. Defining antisemitism down: The EUMC working definition and its disavowal by the university & college union. Fathom, 1(1), pp. 30-39.

These two links focus on the EHRC report, and what that has added to IHRA:
The Livingstone Formulation is Dead – David Hirsh
The EHRC ruling has re-stated The Livingstone Formulation in the language of UK Equality law – David Hirsh

This is a article by me in Jewish News, 18 July 2018:
‘Understanding Labour’s disavowal of the IHRA definition’

There is some discussion of the IHRA definition here, from August 2018:
‘Stop accusing the Jewish community of conspiring against the left’

I wrote this in Decmeber 2016:
‘This new definition of antisemitism is only a threat to antisemites’

Some blogs by Dave Rich of the CST:
‘The arrogance of Labour’s antisemitism definition’
‘Labour’s antisemitism code exposes a sickness in Jeremy Corbyn’s party’

And Mark Gardner, of the CST:
What is the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of antisemitism?
IHRA and the Labour Code of Conduct
What is the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of antisemitism?

This is from Alan Johnson, 29 May 2019:
‘Yes, Labour members can criticise Israel without being antisemitic – Clare Short has spread a poisonous myth’

This was written by Lesley Klaff about the Fraser case:
Fraser v University and College Union: Anti-Zionism,
antisemitism and racializing discourse

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