Who Is Adam Milstein?
Adam Milstein is a businessman, pro-Israel activist and active philanthropist that is heavily involved in Jewish related causes. Mr. Milstein now works at Hager Pacific Properties on the west coast of the United States. He serves as a leading managing director of the firm. Adam founded the American Israeli Council, one of the most prominent Jewish American and Israeli American organizations in the country. He is also involved and a strong supporter of countless other charities relating to the Jewish people and the Jewish state of Israel.
The Background Of : Adam Milstein
Born in the port city of Haifa, Adam Milstein is a native son of Israel. His parents made Aliyah from Mexico and Argentina when the Jewish state of Israel was established in 1948. His mother arrived in 1948 and his father arrived only a year later. Together they would rear Adam and his two younger siblings in the nearby towns of Kiryat Motzkin and Kiryat Yam.
Adam Milstein was enrolled in the Israeli Defense Force in 1971, as is mandatory of all Israeli citizens upon completion of school. The Yom Kippur War broke out between Isreal and surrounding Muslim states when Adam was still actively on mandatory military service at the Israeli Defense Force. He saw action in the Sinai Peninsula where Israel counterattacked a surprise attack by the Egyptian army in the Sinai on the holiest day of the Jewish year.
Adam Milstein was part of the victorious Israeli army division led by future Israeli president Ariel Sharon who forced the surrender of Egyptian armed forces in Sinai. After the war was over, Adam went on to pursue a higher education at the Israeli Institute of Technology also known as the Technion. He studied business and economics at the Technion and received his bachelors of science in 1978. Milstein was a brilliant student who received very high marks at college.
During and after college, Adam Milstein worked with his father in the construction business. He later immigrated to the United States along with his wife in 1981. There he entered the real estate development industry starting of as a salesman before becoming a managing director at Hager Pacific Properties.