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Combating antisemitism through legislation

Combating antisemitism through legislation

Michael Whine MBE, Prof. Dina Porat

What legislation exists with regard to antisemitism, and how did it come about?

Linked here is the publication summarizing the international conference “An End to Antisemitism!” that took place in Vienna in February 2018 and was organized by the European Jewish Congress, New York University, Tel Aviv University and the University of Vienna.


  • Marcus, Kenneth L., Jewish Identity and Civil Rights in America (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010).

  • Naamat, Talia and Idit Deutch, Legislating against Antisemitism and Holocaust Denial (Tel Aviv: Kantor Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry, Tel Aviv University, 2014).

  • Osin, Nina and Dina Porat, eds., Legislating against Discrimination: An International Survey of Anti-Discrimination Norms (Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff, 2005).

  • Whine, Michael, “Expanding Holocaust Denial and Legislation against It,” Jewish Political Studies Review, vol. 20, no. 1/2 (Spring 2008), pp. 57 – 77.

  • Whine, Michael, “Can the European Agencies Combat Antisemitism Effectively?,” Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs, vol. 11, no. 3 (2017), pp. 371 – 381.

  • Stern, Marc, “Antisemitism and the Law: Constitutional Issues and Antisemitism,” in Jerome Chanes, ed., Antisemitism in America Today: Outspoken Experts Explode the Myths (New York: Birch Lane Press, 1995), pps 385 – 407.

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