Several governmental agencies, in the United States and abroad, have issued
reports and guidance documents which address anti-Semitism globally or in particular
contexts. This section highlights some of the most important governmental documents
with an emphasis on those that are relevant to anti-Semitism in American higher education.
Over the last several years, parliamentarians from dozens of countries have united to
develop formal statements on the extent of contemporary anti-Semitism, either globally or
in their particular countries, and on effective means of combatting it. The following
selective examples illustrate some of the most important work generated by these
Ruth R. Wisse Ruth R. Wisse is the Martin Peretz Professor of Yiddish Literature and Professor of Comparative Literature at Harvard University, and has taught at McGill, Stanford, New York, Hebrew and Tel Aviv universities.