Adam Milstein is a prominent Israeli-American Philanthropist who got his start in the real estate business. He still currently works in the real estate business and is the manager of Hagar Pacific Properties. He is in charge of the company’s finances and accounting.
Before coming to America Adam Milstein served for the Israel Defense Force during the Yom Kippur War. After the war, he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in business and economics from The Israel Institute of Technology. He then moved to America and graduated with his Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Southern California.
Adam Milstein has used his success in the business world to fund his various philanthropically ventures. He and his wife Gila have founded two different organizations: Sifriyat Pijama B’America and the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation. Sifriyat Pijama B’America is responsible for delivery free Hebrew books to families every month. The Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation educates students and other young people about Israel and their Jewish heritage in hopes that the bond between Israel and the United States will be strengthened.
Adam Milstein also sits on the board of several other philanthropy groups. He is a member of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee National Council which lobbies the American Congress to pass bills that benefit Israeli-American citizens. He is also a member of Israel on Campus Coalition which aims to reach out to college students and teach them about Israel. Additionally, he sits on the board of Birthright Israel, a group which funds trips to Israel for Jewish American students.
Because of his outstanding efforts towards charity and philanthropy, Adam Milstein has been recognized as one of the top 100 people who is positively influencing Jewish people. He has also been called one of the top 20 activists who use Twitter to achieve their philanthropic goals.