Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor is an international public personality who comes from Russia and has interests in business, peace efforts and philanthropy as well. 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. Moshe also went on to obtain his Ph.D. from the same institution. His family consists of him his wife and five children. He and his family currently live in London. The following are some of his key contributions to society.
Moshe Kantor has played a significant role in promoting philanthropic activities around the globe. 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 contributed significantly to the Jewish wellbeing by donating to programs aimed at promoting Jewish prised and identity.
Encouragement of Peace and Understanding
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 organization boasts of some of the best scientists and experts on nuclear science in the world who work tirelessly to promote nuclear security. Moshe’s organization talks to world leaders about the need to take seriously the threat of nuclear war and thereby work towards removing nuclear capability from the hands of those deemed as dangerous people.
Conservation of Art and History
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. The result has been the preservation of the Russian history for the same 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. This organization plays the role of fighting prejudice against the Jews as well as promoting the general welfare of the Jews across Europe. He started the efforts to commemorate the events of the Holocaust in which numerous Jews were decimated. 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.