Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor is a very prominent Russian well known around the world He currently holds a number of global leadership positions. As a result of taking part in diverse business enterprises, Kantor has become one of the richest people in modern-day Russia. He is famous for his efforts of fighting racism, anti-Semitism as well as neo-Nazism. Part of his achievements is the participation in the improvement of life for many of the Jews globally. Below is a list of the best of his successes.
Promotion of Peace and Understanding
Moshe Kantor has and still does participate in programs intended to bring people in the European countries together. He founded the European Council on tolerance and reconciliation (ECTR). The society is made up of former heads of state across Europe and also Nobel Prize laureates who work towards promotion of understanding and peace. For encouraging tolerance and peace in Europe and the rest of the world, the organization is involved in combatting extremism and racial discrimination.
Taking Part in the Jewish Council Leadership
The reason why The European Jewish Council was formed was so that the rights and privileges of the Jews around Europe can be defended. Celebrations and memorials of events such as the Holocaust in which the Jewish people were involved is one of the ways through which this council hopes to achieve its goals. The commemoration of such tragic events serves the purpose of reminding people so that they would not forget and repeat the mistakes of the past. Through this organization, Kantor works hard to improve Jewish life by setting up programs that support and reinforce the Jewish culture and way of life. His tenure as president of the council spans over a period of 10 years since 2007.
Involved in Atomic Weapons Demilitarization Programs
Kantor is the founder and president of the International Luxembourg Forum on Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe. The reason why this organization was created was to encouragement disarmament of weapons of mass destruction by the nations of the world. Discussions and negotiations on global nuclear safety, as well as coming up with policies to encourage disarmament by countries with nuclear weapons, are some of the ways through which the forum hopes to reach its goals and objectives. And because the nuclear war threat is real, the forum works with world governments in taking this threat seriously, as well as providing a links to reliable sources of information regarding this danger.
Takes Part in Art and History Preservation
Kantor also founded the Museum Of Avant-Garde Mastery in 2001 in Moscow. The art museum, which is principally concerned with safeguarding and promoting art, currently holds some of the world famous artefacts of the 20th century Russian avant-garde. As a result, the museum has preserved the former Soviet Union’s history for the period ranging between 1890 and 1930.