The Biography and Successes of Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor
One of the most famous Russians known the world over is Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor. At the moment, Kantor is a leader in a number of organizations. He is among those considered the richest men in Russia as a result of his involvement in various trade ventures. He is famous for his efforts of fighting racism, anti-Semitism as well as neo-Nazism. He has been successfully involved in many endeavours to improve the quality of life for the Jews around the world. Below is a list of the best of his successes.
Encouragement of Acceptance and Togetherness
Moshe Kantor has and still does participate in programs intended to bring people in the European countries together. He is the founder of 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 European Jewish Council is an organization concerned with fighting for the rights and interests of the people of Jewish descent across Europe and beyond. 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. When such sad events in history are remembered, the possibilities of it occurring again are considerably reduced. Kantor tireless efforts through the council is to support, preserve and promote the culture of the Jews. He has served as the president of the council since 2007.
Takes Part in the Nuclear Demobilization Efforts
Kantor pioneered and still leads 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. The forum takes and organizes discussions on nuclear security, and drafts recommendations towards encouraging countries that are currently involved in nuclear arms race to consider disarmament as a viable option for global peace. The organization takes part in talks with government authorities in various countries to assess the risk posed by having weapons of mass destruction and taking measures to ensure that the threats are dealt with accordingly.
Preservation of Art
In addition to these achievements, Moshe Kantor created the Museum Of Avant-Garde Mastery in 2001 which is located in Moscow, Russia. The gallery is dedicated to the promotion and preservation of art, and it currently boasts of the most renowned pieces of the Russian avant-garde art of the 20th century. The museum, therefore, preserves art and consequently the history of the former USSR between 1890 and 1930.