Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor is one of the world famous leaders who is recognised for his key contributions to global peace efforts, business, and 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 has five children from his marriage. He and his family currently live in London. The following are some of his key contributions to society.
Moshe Kantor has been extensively involved in humanitarian efforts 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 been giving generously towards programs that advance the welfare of the Jewish populace in Europe.
Involvement in Peace and Reconciliation Efforts
Moshe is mostly known for his efforts to promote peace, tolerance and reconciliation in the world, especially in Europe. There is an organization formed by Moshe which incorporates former presidents of European countries, winners of the Nobel peace prize as well as other famous people in Europe who have come together to promote peace efforts. Through the organization, he fights xenophobia, racism, anti-Semitism as well as extremism. He is also involved in nuclear disarmament programs through which nations seek to reduce the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. The initiative brings together some of the world renown scientists and nuclear experts in an effort to ensure nuclear security. Nations that are normally regarded as dangerous if they possess atomic weapons are usually encouraged to destroy the weapons and concentrate more on peace.
Contribution to Art and History Preservation
Moshe Kantor founded an art museum in Moscow whose purpose was to preserve 20th century Russian avant-garde art. Art pieces done by Russian artists in the period 1890 – 1930 are found in this museum. This means that the history and culture of the Russian people has been preserved up to now.
Promotion of Jewish Interests
The European Jewish council, headed by Moshe Kantor, has been on the forefront of the fight for the Jews’ well-being. The institution plays the role of supporting Jewish interests in Europe, fighting anti-Semitism and also promoting Jewish pride. This organization also organizes the commemoration of the Holocaust that claimed the lives of countless Jewish people. 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.