Dr. Moshe Kantor is a prominent public figure, international philanthropist and scientist who has served as the President of the European Jewish Congress since 2007. He is known worldwide for his fight against antisemitism, racism, extremism and intolerance. The prosperity, freedom and security of the Jewish people are his first priorities.
In 2006 he founded the European Jewish Fund (EJF), which focuses on promoting Jewish life throughout Europe by supporting educational and leadership programmes aimed at reinforcing Jewish identity, culture and traditions, especially by re-connecting people with their rich and vital Jewish heritage.
Dr Kantor is President of the European Jewish Congress, the European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation, the International Luxembourg Forum on Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe, President and Founder of the World Holocaust Forum Foundation, Chancellor of the Council of Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, Chairman of the World Jewish Congress Policy Council.
He is also Life President of the Anna Freud Centre where he endowed the Kantor Centre of Excellence, Life Governor of the King Edward V11 Hospital where he endowed a new Kantor Medical Centre.
Dr Kantor is proud to be patron and Honorary Life President of the Kantor King Solomon High School. He continues to actively support the development of the school and is staunchly committed to the school’s Jewish values of learning, community and charity, which is in line with Dr Kantor’s guiding principles. Dr Kantor is appreciative of the school’s inclusive and caring environment, promoting tolerance and engaging students in the vibrant diversity of their world through deep academic learning.