"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, International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorative event at the European Parliament
(Brussels, Wednesday, January 24, 2018) – European Jewish Congress President Dr. Moshe Kantor has warned that with the fading of direct Holocaust memory, Europe is no longer immune from antisemitism. Dr. Kantor was speaking at the European Parliament in a ceremony marking International Holocaust Commemoration Day.
6 March 2018Press releases 2018 European Medal of Tolerance awarded to Prince Albert II of Monaco for his “exceptional personal leadership and inspiration to advance truth, tolerance and historical reconciliation” (Monaco, Tuesday, 6 March 2018) – Today, the European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation’s (ECTR) European Medal of Tolerance for 2018 was bestowed on HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco for his commitment to truth, tolerance and historical reconciliation.
18 February 2018Press releases President of the European Jewish Congress Calls for Ambitious and Practical Solutions at “An End to Antisemitism” Conference in Vienna (Vienna, Sunday, 18 February 2018) – Dr. Moshe Kantor, President of the European Jewish Congress, called for a full recognition to the severity of antisemitism and to finding practical solutions at “An End to Antisemitism” conference at the University of Vienna.
29 January 2018Press releases EJC President Kantor Calls on OSCE Members to Adopt IHRA Definition of Antisemitism (Rome, Monday, 29 January 2018) – European Jewish Congress (EJC) President Dr. Moshe Kantor called for the adoption of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) definition of antisemitism - already officially adopted by the UK, Germany, Romania, Bulgaria and Austria - by all OSCE member states