Adam Milstein Preserving Israeli Identity and Heritage through Advocacy and Philanthropy

Adam Milstein has excelled as an entrepreneur, real estate expert and a community leader. Before 1981, Adam Milstein spent most of his life in Israel. He was born in the nation in 1952. At age 19, Adam served with the Israel Defense Forces and was part of the troop that defended the country in the Yom Kippur war. Later, he joined the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and earned a degree in business and economics.

Adam began his career after school working at his father’s real estate business in Israel. Together with his wife and two daughters, he relocated to the US in 1981 and pursued further education at the University of South Carolina. After earning an MBA, he served as a sales agent at Hager Pacific. Currently, Adam is a managing partner at the firm and read full article.

While working at Hager Pacific, he developed an interest in Philanthropy. A friend influenced and challenged him to do more to help his community. Adam also realized the need to help the Israeli community living in America understand their identity. He co-founded The Adam and Gila Milstein Foundation to cater for the need. The foundation educates young professionals and students about their culture, heritage, and language.

Through different programs including scholarships and exchange programs, the organization enables young adults to connect with the state of Israel and learn about their identity. The Adam and Gila Milstein Foundation has so far distributed over seventy-five grants to various organizations that run similar initiatives. The organization also supports Israeli-focused group in campuses to develop programs and fellowships that support pro-Israel advocacy and learn more about Adam.

The Maccabee Campus Summit of 2015, organized by Adam, Sheldon Adelson, and HaimShaban initiated dialogues on how to counter and defeat anti semitism within campuses in the United States. Adam Milstein understands the injustices and struggles experienced by the past generation of Jews throughout history. As such, he is inspired to work towards strengthening the relations between Israel and the US. Adam volunteers on the boards of StandWithUs, AIPAC National Council, Hasbara Fellowship, the Jewish Funders Network and the Los Angeles Board of Birthright Israel. Milstein is also the founder and chairman of the Israel-American Council and follow his Twitter.

In 2016, Adam was among the top 100 People Positively Influencing Jewish lives in the US. Subsequently, in 2017 he ranked among the Top 200 Most Influential Do-gooders in the World and https://israeliamerican.org/national/team-member/adam-milstein.