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 begun in 1953 in Russia where he was born and educated. He obtained his undergraduate degree from the Moscow Institute of Aviation in the year 1976. He also has a Ph.D. degree obtained from the same institution. His family consists of him his wife and five children. His family resides in London, England. Below are outlined some of Viatcheslav Moshe’s contributions to the welfare of society at large.
Moshe Kantor has contributed significantly to charitable organizations around the world. He has been involved in the promotion of the welfare of people suffering from mental illnesses, especially children. His efforts have been seen in the rebuilding and furnishing of facilities for hospitals and nursing homes in Russia. He has also been giving generously towards programs that advance the welfare of the Jewish populace in Europe.
Promotion of Peace and Tolerance
Due to his efforts to maintain peace and calls for tolerance and understanding across Europe, Moshe Kantor has earned himself the tag of a pacifist. He has even formed an organization that brings together former leaders of European nations, world renown personalities in different fields as well as Nobel peace prize winners in an endeavour to encourage peace. 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 is the founder of an museum of art located in Moscow whose role is to protect the Russian avant-garde art of the 20th century. 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.
Protection of Jewish People
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. Commemorations are conducted yearly so that people do not forget what really took place, and therefore strive to avoid such occurrences in future.