When it comes to philanthropy and fighting for unity and togetherness there is no name known like Dr Moshe Kantor. The prosperity and well being of the Jewish community is his first priority. This has seen him being elected as the president of the European Jewish Congress three times in a row since the year 2007. He has made sure that the European Jewish Congress is recognized worldwide as a unified voice that fights for European Jews. He has been recognized as the one of the most influential Jews in the world by several institutions.
Dr. Moshe is among some of the wealthiest people in the world. This however is not where his fame comes from. His fame comes from his generosity when it comes to helping out with disasters and the poor. He in fact began the Kantor Charitable Foundation to take care of the charitable 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. He contributed significant amounts of money to ensure that children and young adults suffering from mental issues can have an institution that takes care of them. He has also helped in the development of a school based in Redbridge that is a leading Jewish comprehensive school in the region. Every now and then people from around the world witness how generous he is. 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.
There has been unity in Europe brought about by this incredible man. 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.
Kantor is also involved heavily in major civic activities. He has been heard calling 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. The main purpose of the forum is to keep alive the memories of the tragic event that killed many innocent people. He has been championing 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. In order to know the man better you can read more about him online.