Adam Milstein is the eldest of Eva and Hillel Milstein. His was born in Israel after his mother migrated from Mexico to Israel in the year 1949. In the year 1948, when the State of Israel was founded his father made a move from Argentina. Adam Milstein played a significant role as a Combat sailor during the independence war of Israel. Adam was the born after their marriage in the year 1950. Adam spent his childhood life at Kiryat Motzkin after the decision of the family to locate their residence in the place. He has two other young siblings.
Adam Milstein then served in the Israel Defense Forces during the Yom Kippur War of 1973. The move to the military was mandatory, and he fought under General Sharon. He joined the squad of the army that was crossing the Suez Canal. He graduated in the business and economic after joining Technion. He later participated in the expansion of the real estate construction together with his father.
He demonstrated his pragmatic skills on matters of the real estate at Hager Pacific Properties. He was playing the role of the sales agent after his graduation from the University of Southern California. His dedication to the work has earned him the position of manager in the company. He made a debut in the philanthropy work during his tenure at Hager Pacific Properties. He has joined hands with different investors in carrying out the mission of philanthropist. Adam Milstein intention in making a move was to leave a legacy in the society without making money. Through the work that he has carried out in the society, he has made a massive impact in the community.
He made a step to dedicate his time to assisting people in the community after convincing his wife. Together with Gila, Adam founded Gila Family Milstein Family Foundation. This was meant to give support to the activities that were taking place in Israel and the organizations that were boosted their operations. Currently, the group works in helping Israel and strengthening his ties with the United States.
Adam Milstein has played a critical role in helping the society through his philanthropy work.
Adam Milstein is a prominent American-Israeli leader and current Chairman of the Israeli-America Council. He is also a managing partner at the Hager Pacific Properties, a real estate company with an asset value of 2 billion dollars. Despite his success in the sector, he makes time to address issues that affect the Jewish community.
The Adam and Gila Milstein Foundation mentor and support young professionals and students to connect with their Israeli roots. The foundation has provided scholarship and learning opportunities for students to learn their heritage. He recently made it to the list of the Top 200 Philanthropists and Social Entrepreneurs. The students are also encouraged to learn Hebrew language and past religious and cultural traditions.
Adam established the Israeli-America Council to build the relations between the Israel and U.S. Adam Milstein openly shares his thoughts and perspectives on the issues that affect the Israeli community. He migrated to the U.S from Israel, while his wife is originally Moroccan immigrant living in the U.S. They use their experiences to address issues, create dialogues, and provide solutions.
Adam Milstein also champions for minority rights through publications and digital platforms. Together with his wife, they encourage other members to use their resources to impact the community positively. Unlike other philanthropists, he engages with the community at a personal level. He is always seeking alternative approaches to further his philanthropic work.
In July, the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation called for submission of memes for a pro-Israel competition. The competition aimed at showcasing the diverse cultural practices, perspectives, and attitudes towards Israel. It is a fresh means of approaching cultural dialogue as it allows the participants to show their love for Israel in a relaxed and funny manner. The competition attracted participants across the globe. The contestants submitted entertaining, educative, hilarious, and provocative images that are representative of the world’s view about Israel.
The winning memes showcased love and pride for the Jewish people, states, and institutions. Contestant brought out the value of family, women, and oneness. Nevertheless, some of the images were poignant and sarcastic. Adam Milstein believes that this approach is more appealing to the younger generation as it provokes actions and participation.