Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor is a public figure of Russian origin who is involved in business, peace campaigns as well as philanthropy. His life started in Russia in 1953 where he also received his education. He graduated with his first degree from the Moscow Aviation Institute in 1976. He is a holder of a Ph.D. degree from the same institution. He is married and has five children. They currently dwell in London, England. Here are some of the ways through which Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor has contributed to the well-being of society.
Moshe Kantor has contributed significantly to charitable organizations around the world. Children, and adults too, who experience mental disorders have had help courtesy of the generous gifts from Moshe Kantor. He has been involved in launching and taking part in the establishment of social facilities in Russia. He has also contributed significantly to the Jewish wellbeing by donating to programs aimed at promoting Jewish prised and identity.
Encouragement of Peace and Understanding
Moshe is mostly known for his efforts to promote peace, tolerance and reconciliation in the world, especially in Europe. He even founded an organization in which the former European heads of state, Nobel peace prize winners and other world-famous leaders come together to promote peace. The organization plays the role of discouraging racial intolerance, anti-Semitism as well as religious and ideological extremism. The organization also involves itself with the demilitarization of nuclear-empowered countries in their efforts to reduce the number of atomic weapons at their disposal. The initiative brings together some of the world renown scientists and nuclear experts in an effort to ensure nuclear security. Moshe’s organization talks to world leaders about the need to take seriously the threat of nuclear war and thereby work towards removing nuclear capability from the hands of those deemed as dangerous people.
Conservation of Art and History
A museum in Moscow that works to preserve the art of the Russian people in the 20th century was founded by Moshe back in 2001. This consists of collections of art done by Russian artists between the years of 1890 and 1930. This has proved to be effective in preserving the Russian culture and history from this period.
Promotion of Jewish Interests
Moshe Kantor has been serving as the president of the European Jewish council which has been instrumental in ensuring that the welfare of the Jews in Europe is protected. The institution plays the role of supporting Jewish interests in Europe, fighting anti-Semitism and also promoting Jewish pride. The events of the Holocaust in which several Jews were eliminated informed the formation of the organization. Through this commemorations, Moshe hopes that the world will not forget the tragic events of that war and, consequently, prevent them from ever happening again.