"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."
— Viatcheslav Moshe KantorAbout person
European Jewish Congress
Brussels, Belgium, Elections of the President of the European Jewish Congress
(Brussels, Tuesday, January 26, 2016) – The European Jewish Congress (EJC) General Assembly met in Brussels today to elect its leadership and discuss many of the pressing challenges facing European Jewish communities. Dr. Moshe Kantor was reelected to another term as President of the EJC and Jonathan Arkush, president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, was elected as Chairman of the Council
1 October 2015Press releases EJC President said that if the Exodus of Jews from Europe continues, “the European Union will be judged a failure” at First Annual Colloquium on Fundamental Rights in the EU European Jewish Congress (EJC) President Dr. Moshe Kantor sounded the alarm over the significant rise of Antisemitism on the continent at the first Annual Colloquium on fundamental rights in the EU, where he spoke on behalf of European Jewry.
30 June 2015Press releases President of the European Jewish Congress, Dr. Moshe Kantor, Awarded French National Order of the Legion of Honour by President Hollande Dr. Moshe Kantor, President of the European Jewish Congress (EJC), was awarded the Officier de la Légion d'Honneur (Officier of the Legion of Honour) by the President of France Francois Hollande
15 February 2015Press releases EJC: Europe Must Move from Defense to Offense and Prevent Future Attacks European Jewish Congress President Dr. Moshe Kantor, has urged European authorities to go on the offensive against radical Islamists, if they are to stand any chances of beating back the terrorist wave spreading across Europe