The President of the EJC, Dr. Moshe Kantor, receives the highest award in Austria

The President of the EJC, Dr. Moshe Kantor, receives the highest award in Austria
12/11/2021

On November 9, during a commemoration of the victims of the “Crystal Night” (“Kristallnacht”) in Vienna, the President of the European Jewish Congress, Dr. Moshe Kantor, was awarded Austria’s highest state award, the Grand Decoration of Honour in Gold for Services to the Republic of Austria.

The Grand Decoration has been presented to Moshe Kantor at the Liechtenstein city palace in Vienna by the President of the National Council of Austria Wolfgang Sobotka.

The President of the EJC has received this Grand Decoration for “his efforts in the fight against anti-Semitism, racism, extremism and intolerance, as well as for his great contribution to preserving the memory of the Holocaust and the revival of Jewish life in Europe.”

The Jewish Confederation of Ukraine congratulates Moshe Kantor on receiving the highest award from Austria.