04.05.2011 30.Nisan, 5771 Rosch Hodesch 1; Tag 15 des Omer
President of the European Jewish Congress, Russian Jewish tycoon Moshe Kantor, says it is the Jews' destiny to live everywhere.
From a spacious room in his huge villa in Herzliya, among modern art works and a 600-year-old giant carpet, Russian Jewish tycoon Moshe Kantor, 58, oversees an empire that employs 2.5 million people. Kantor, who began his career as a student of aeronautics, is today the president of the European Jewish Congress, which represents 42 Jewish communities on the continent. His personal wealth, which amounts to $1.4 billion, stems from his ownership of a fertilizer concern that operates in Russia and China. His economic well-being allows him to devote part of his time to the Jewish world, while moving from one home and office to another in Europe.
Today the annual survey of anti-Semitism conducted by the Roth Institute for the Study of Contemporary Anti-Semitism and the Kantor Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry at Tel Aviv University, funded by the European Jewish Congress, will be released….