Moshe Kantor Reelected At The Head Of European Jewish Congress

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Incumbent President of the European Jewish Congress (EJC) Moshe Kantor was reelected Wednesday for a 4-year mandate at the head of the pan-European Jewish body.

The Russian businessman and philantropist, who was first elected in 2006, garnered 60 votes from 86 representatives of 42 European Jewish communities during a General Assembly in Brussels.

Kantor’s challenger, French Richard Prasquier, who heads CRIF, the umbrella representative group of Jewish organisations in France, got 22 votes. There were 4 empty ballots.