When it comes to philanthropy and fighting for unity and togetherness there is no name known like Dr Moshe Kantor. His main focus is the prosperity and general well being of the Jewish community. It his passion that has made him three times in a row elected as the European Jewish Congress president sometimes without even a single challenger. Under his leadership the European Jewish Congress has become a unified voice for the Jewish community in Europe and even the world at large. Many institutions recognize him as the most influential Jews in the world.
Dr. Moshe is among some of the wealthiest people in the world. This however is not where his fame comes from. It is his willingness to use his wealth and influence to help the needy that makes him famous. He set up the Kantor Charitable Foundation to help out with cases in the United Kingdom. His other foundation, the Kantor Foundation takes care of charitable cases in other parts of Europe, Israel and the world in general. Children and young adults suffering from mental challenges have also benefited from his donations to institutions that deal with their cases. In Redbridge he helped in the development of a Jewish comprehensive school. His heart to help in times of need can be witnessed every now and then. For instance in 2013 when a nursing home in Novgorod region went up in flames Kantor personally paid to rebuild the nursing home and even added a new residential center to the structure.
Any person would agree that this person is just wonderful when they get to see how critical he has been in bringing unity in Europe. This can be demonstrated by his active participation in talks about interfaith tolerance. ” The future of a peaceful, united and tolerant Europe lies in all of our hands. We must be proactive in the face of this dark, encroaching racism, hate and intolerance and refuse to passively accept it. Our European future depends on it” is a famous quote by Dr Kantor.
There are civic activities that Dr Kantor is involved in. He calls himself the main person on duty in the European Jewish street. The role he plays as the EJC president is why he calls himself this. He also participates in the Holocaust remembrance forums. This is done to preserve the memories of the tragic event that took many lives. For this very reason he has been fighting for nuclear non-proliferation since the year 2007.
The positive contributions of Dr Kantor to the entire world are very many. There are very many things about him that this article has not even mentioned. You can read more about him online in order to know him better.