The victory should be behind the world: Vyacheslav Kantor has supported Vladimir Putin's appeals to struggle with returning of Europe in aggressive "Middle Ages"
Vyacheslav Moshe Kantor, the head of the European Jewish committee, has shown solidarity with Vladimir Putin's position concerning the most rigid reaction to modern threat of repetition of the Holocaust and the followed world war. That propagation of the superiority of one people over others, education of hatred and mockery at values of the people conducts from a civilisation to barbarity, the President of the Russian Federation earlier this year has declared at the bottom of memory of victims of the Holocaust.
On July, 1st, 2015 at the age of 106 years sir Nicolas Uinton has died. The feat in days of the Holocaust he has deserved a nickname «British Schindler» - in 1938 sir Nicolas could take out 669 Jewish children from Czechoslovakia occupied by nazi armies. In the homeland, in Britain, it has found to children reception families. Leaving from a life of sir Nicolas showing an example of the Person from the big letter, forces not only to recollect the gloomy period of history of Europe of first half of XX-th century, but also to pay the most steadfast attention to modern threats of a new coil of intolerance all over the world. Threats, alas, the real. Presenting condolences to the family of sir Nicolas Uintona, the President of the European Jewish congress (ÅÅÊ) Vyacheslav Kantor in the statement has been compelled to ascertain, that today «the Jewish communities of Europe feel again uncertainty and vulnerability before menacing calls of neo-nazism, anti-Semitism and radicalism».
According to head ÅÅÊ, now Europe is «on a threshold of" the new Middle Ages ». Acknowledgement to they be tragedies in Paris, Bruxelles and Toulouse, the carried away many lives. According to data of annual research of Antisemitic moods in the world, the Center of the Cantor spent by experts at Tel-Avivskom university and the European Jewish congress, for 2014 the number of cases of display of aggression concerning Jews in Europe has grown more than on third in comparison with 2013. The developed situation demands from the unification world community in opposition to accruing problems.« If the history learn us to something, - Vyacheslav Kantor has noted, - so it is to the following sad axiom: those who begin with persecution and murder of Jews, will by all means continue discrimination, prosecution and, at last, murder of all who does not agree with tyranny, freedom suffocation, oppression and humiliation ».
According to the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, one of the major problems of a modern society - to store memory of historical and human tragedy of the Holocaust, in every way to interfere with the justification and connivance of nazi crimes. Thereupon Vyacheslav Kantor addressed time and again to representatives of the power and the public of all levels with the requirement to strengthen international cooperation between the European countries within the limits of struggle against neo-nazism distribution. After all crimes because of hatred threaten safety of all without an exception of ethnic groups of Europe.
From its part Vyacheslav Kantor accepts active participation in working out of operating mechanisms for the decision of these problems. In particular, experts ÅÅÊ are involved in working out of such statutory acts, as the typical law on tolerance, the Declaration on struggle against anti-Semitism and crimes because of hatred and others. For the activity the head of committee is awarded many awards, including the higher distinction of France - in the end of June, 2015 Vyacheslav Kantor has received the Award of the Honourable legion.