Adam Milstein is a prominent pro-Israel philanthropist. He co-founded the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation with his wife, Gila, which is dedicated to offering charitable services to organizations that aid Jewish people and the state of Israel, as well as strengthening US-Israeli ties. In addition, the two have founded Sifriyat Pijama B’America, an organization that provides free monthly books in Hebrew to over 15,000 Israeli-Jewish-American families in the United States.
Born and raised in Haifa, Israel, Adam Milstein joined the Israeli Defense Forces and served in the Yom Kippur war. Following his military service, he went on to graduate Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s of Science in business and economics. He then pursued further studies in the United States, where he acquired a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of California.
After university, Adam Milstein began as a sales agent in commercial real estate. He then went on to quickly establish himself as a successful real estate investment manager. Milstein is now managing partner of Hager Pacific Properties, a company he founded.
In addition to his business career and philanthropy work, Adam Milstein is co-founder and National Chairman of the Israeli-American Council. He sits on the Board of various organizations, including the Israel on Campus Coalition, StandWithUs, Hasbara Fellowships, Jewish Funders Network, AISH Los Angeles, AIPAC National Council, and the Los Angeles Board of Birthright Israel.
His accomplishments are widely recognized. In 2016, the Jerusalem Post recognized Adam Milstein “as one of the 50 most influential Jewish figures who have made an impact in the world over the last year, and have the potential to effect change in years to come.” In 2017, Adam Milstein was also named one of the 200 Most Influential Do-Gooders in the World. His name was on a list of leading philanthropists and social entrepreneurs on social media.
In addition to his philanthropy work, real estate investments, and engagement in his community, Milstein has taken on an additional role. He has produced two documentaries: Beneath the Helmet (2014) and Mekonen: The Journey of an African Jew (2016). Via twiiter