IHRA Definition of Antisemitism

In order to begin to address the problem of antisemitism, there must be clarity about what antisemitism is.  As such, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance adopted the following working definition of antisemitism on May 26, 2016.  

Working definition of antisemitism

Antisemitism is a certain perception of Jews, which may be expressed as hatred toward Jews. Rhetorical and physical manifestations of antisemitism are directed toward Jewish or non-Jewish individuals and/or their property, toward Jewish community institutions and religious facilities.