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RJC President Speaks at Synagogue Opening Ceremony in Munich

On November 9 Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor, President of the Russian Jewish Congress (RJC), took part in the opening of the new main synagogue in...

RJC President Meets with Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Members of U.S. Congress

President of the Russian Jewish Congress (RJC) and the World Holocaust Forum Foundation, Viatcheslav Kantor met on May 10, 2006 with Daniel Fried, Assistant...

President of Israel Meets President of the Russian Jewish Congress

On March 30, the President of Israel Moshe Katsav met the President of the Russian Jewish Congress (RJC) Moshe Viatcheslav Kantor in Beit HaNasi,...

The First Meeting in Preparation for the Russian and American Jewish Communities Summit Was Held in Geneva

On March 9, 2006, the first meeting in preparation for the summit of the Russian Jewish community and United Jewish communities has taken place...

President Kantor

Viatcheslav Kantor, a businessman and Chairman of the Coordinating Board of the JSC Acron, became a new President of the Russian Jewish Congress (RJC),...

Officer Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland Award to Mr. V.Kantor, London.

On November 8, 2005 Mr. Kantor, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the European Jewish Congress and President of “The World Holocaust Forum”...

Interfax: The World Holocaust Forum Will Take Place in Kiev in 2006 on President Yushchenko’s Initiative

The World Holocaust Forum will be organized in Kiev in 2006 on the initiative of President Viktor Yushchenko. “We intend to hold the 2nd World...

Memory of Simon Wiesenthal

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, On this mournful day for all of us, I would like to express my most sincere condolences for the loss of...

President of the Republic of Latvia Vaira Vike-Freiberga expressed support to World Holocaust Forum.

President of the Republic of Latvia Vaira Vike-Freiberga met with the Chairman of the European Jewish Congress Board of Governors, the President of the...

Message from Mr. Moshe Kantor, Chairman of the Board of Governors of The European Jewish Congress and President of the World Holocaust Forum

Re: the violent attack on 2 Jewish students in Kiev last week This is a very disturbing event that no one should overlook. The fact...

EJC elects a new president and chairman of board of governors

On Sunday, June 26th 2005, the General Assembly of the European Jewish Congress (EJC), convened in Paris with the participation of 130 delegates representing...

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