Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor
"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 Kantor
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European Jewish Congress
European Jewish Congress
International Holocaust Remembrance Day event at the European Parliament
Brussels, Belgium, International Holocaust Remembrance Day event at the European Parliament
The event was organised by the EJC in partnership with the President of the European Parliament who has been hosting this ceremony for the past 5 years.
 
This year the ceremony was dedicated to artists who perished in the Shoah and emphasized the role of art in preserving the memory of the Holocaust. The event also featured the exceptional participation of world renowned Maestro Vladimir Spivakov and his string orchestra.

Distinguished guests attended the ceremony including EU leaders, ambassadors, commissioners, members of the European Parliament as well as Holocaust survivors.
  • Pope Francis and Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor, EJC President. Vatican, January 27, 2017
    Pope Francis and Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor, EJC President. Vatican, January 27, 2017
    Pope Francis and Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor, EJC President. Vatican, January 27, 2017
  • President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani and President of the European Jewish Congress Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor at the International Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony at the European Parliament. Brussels, January 25, 2017
    President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani and President of the European Jewish Congress Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor at the International Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony at the European Parliament. Brussels, January 25, 2017
    President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani and President of the European Jewish Congress Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor at the International Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony at the European Parliament. Brussels, January 25, 2017
  • President of the EJC, President of the European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor awards film director Andrey Konchalovsky with the European Medal of Tolerance
Photo by John Stapels
    President of the EJC, President of the European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor awards film director Andrey Konchalovsky with the European Medal of Tolerance Photo by John Stapels
    President of the EJC, President of the European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor awards film director Andrey Konchalovsky with the European Medal of Tolerance
Photo by John Stapels
  • President of the French Republic Francois Hollande awards President of the European Jewish Congress Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor with the Officer degree of the National Order Legion of Honour. Paris, June 29, 2015
    President of the French Republic Francois Hollande awards President of the European Jewish Congress Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor with the Officer degree of the National Order Legion of Honour. Paris, June 29, 2015
    President of the French Republic Francois Hollande awards President of the European Jewish Congress Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor with the Officer degree of the National Order Legion of Honour. Paris, June 29, 2015
  • Delegation of the European Jewish Congress Headed by Its President Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor Meets with the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. Moscow, January 19, 2016
    Delegation of the European Jewish Congress Headed by Its President Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor Meets with the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. Moscow, January 19, 2016
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