Adam Milstein, a native of Israel, is an accomplished real estate developer, community leader, and philanthropist. He served in Israel Defence Forces during the Yom Kippur War before joining Technion in 1978. Upon his arrival in the US in 1981, Milstein joined USC and graduated with an MBA. In 1983, he began his career as a real estate investor at Commercial Real Estate in South California. He currently serves as a Managing Partner at Hager Pacific Properties, a global commercial real estate investment company.
As a community leader and philanthropist, Adam serves as the National Chairman of the Israeli-American Council. Here, he is the chair of the organization’s national expansion. He also serves on the Board of several organizations such as the Los Angeles Board of Birthright Israel, the Israel on Campus Coalition, AIPAC National Council, Hasbara Fellowship, StandWithUs, and Jewish Funders Network. Mr. Milstein teamed up with his wife, Gila, to start SifriyatPijamaB’America, a humanitarian organization that gives free monthly books to teach Jewish values to Israeli-Jewish-American families living in the United States.
The Accomplishments of the Milstein Family Foundation
The mission of the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation is to strengthen the State of Israel and its ties with the United States. It also ensures that the young and future Jewish generations identify with their Jewish roots. Their philanthropic philosophy is to educate Israeli-Americans students and young professionals to connect with the state of Israel and recognize their Jewish roots. The Milstein Family Foundation implements three unique principles as its cornerstone of success.
- Philanthropic Synergy
It involves the combination of resources of several philanthropic organizations to amplify the impact of joint efforts. This principle allows several non-profit organizations to work in unity to accomplish a combined effect.
- Active Philanthropy
Besides funding humanitarian projects and programs, Adam and his wife, Gila, invest their time and resources to ensure the success of the programs they support.
- Life Path Impact
It indicates that the Milstein Family Foundation and its affiliates will continuously engage its target audience. Each project that Milstein undertakes precedes another one.