The Jerusalem Post recently acknowledged Adam Milstein as one of the top 50 most influential Jewish community members. This was not a surprise since Adam Milstein has had a great impact in the lives of the Jewish people. Some of the factors that contributed to Adam being elected at position 39 of the listing were his works in activism, philanthropy as well as his excellent leadership skills.
In Jewish organizations like Israeli-American Council (IAC), StandWithUs and Birthright Israel among others. Among the elected top 50 influential individuals were remarkable and prominent political leaders such as U.S Senator Charles Schumer, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu; philanthropists Mathew Bronfman,Haim Saban; Jewish leaders like Malcolm Hoenlein and great entertainers such as Sarah Silverman among others.
A big testament
Milstein is honored and humbled to be chosen by the Jerusalem Post listing among prominent leaders within the Jewish community. Additionally, he is grateful to his wife, Gila for the unending support as well as IAC and other foundations that he partners with to ensure the Jewish people make a big difference in their lives.
According to Adam Milstein, this award is a clear testament to the historic achievements of Israeli American Community in the past few years. The Israel-American community encourages philanthropy, activism as well as a sense of belonging for the community members while actively providing and supporting the basic needs of Israel.
His early life
Adam was born in Haifa, Israel and spent his early childhood in Kiryta Motzkin. In 1971 he joined Israeli Defense Forces since this was a mandatory service in Israel. Upon completing the service, he attended Technion University where he earned a Degree in business and economics. Adam later on moved to the United States with his family and he pursued his MBA. Mr. Milstein started his career in real estate as an agent before raising his standards to a prominent private developer.
Currently, he works at HagerPacific Properties as a managing director. With a deep passion in philanthropy, Adam along with his beloved wife established Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation in 2000. This foundation aims at educating young Jewish individuals on their roots as well as allowing them advocate and efficiently connect with Israel. According to Adam and Gila, their joy is igniting pride in Jewish youth.