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ISRAEL IN DEPTH – With guest Kenneth S. Stern talking about antisemitism and Israel.


On this episode of Israel in Depth, Kenneth Stern, discusses the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance's (IHRA) definition of antisemitism and the controversy surrounding it. Recorded February 18, 2021.

Israel in Depth (Episode 12) - Professor Dov Waxman, the director of the Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies, talks with Kenneth S. Stern, the director of Bard College's Center for the Study of Hate, about the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance's (IHRA) controversial definition of antisemitism, which has been adopted by many governments and universities. Stern, the lead drafter of the definition, discusses the background to the definition, how it was drafted, and why it is being misused. 

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About the Guest

Kenneth S. Stern is the director of the Center for the Study of Hate at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. An award-winning author and attorney, he was the American Jewish Committee's expert on antisemitism for twenty-five years, and also the lead drafter of the “IHRA Working Definition of Antisemitism." He is the author of The Conflict Over the Conflict: the Israel/Palestine Campus Debate (New Jewish Press/University of Toronto Press, 2020).


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