Two Jews, Three Definitions: New Documents Challenge Mainstream View of Antisemitism

Two new documents published by Jewish intellectuals challenge the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of antisemitism and its emphasis on Israel

Jonathan Shamir
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Jonathan Shamir

Last month, two new definitions of antisemitism – The Nexus Document and the Jerusalem Declaration on Antisemitism (JDA) – sought to challenge the widely-accepted International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism. Both documents focus on the area that is increasingly dividing global Jewry: the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and its relationship to antisemitism.

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