Dr Moshe Kantor is a man known high his leading role in the field of philanthropy and fighting for unity and togetherness. 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. But this is not what makes him famous. 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. He also has the Kantor Foundation that helps out with cases in other part of Europe, Israel and the world at large. He has also made big donations to help children and young adults suffering from mental problems. He played a major role in the development of the leading Jewish comprehensive school in Redbridge. His heart to help in times of need can be witnessed every now and then. An example is when he personally paid for the reconstruction of a nursing home in Novgorod region that went up in flames and also added a new residential center to the structure.
There has been unity in Europe brought about by this incredible man. He participates in many talks on interfaith tolerance. There is a famous quote made by him that says “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.”
Another area that Dr Kantor is involved in is civic duty. The main person on duty in the European Jewish street is what he calls himself. This is because of the role he plays as the president of the EJC. He also participates in the Holocaust remembrance forums. This is done to preserve the memories of the tragic event that took many lives. He has been championing nuclear non-proliferation since the year 2007.
Dr Kantor’s positive contribution to the world is extensive. There are very many things about him that this article has not even mentioned. There are many things that you can learn about him by reading more on him online