Adam Milstein is an active philanthropist, a community leader, and a real estate investor. He is also the president and co-founder of the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation. He is also the national chairman and co-founder of the Israeli- American Council. At the same time, Adam Milstein is a board member of several organizations such as StandWithUs, Birthright Israel, Jewish Funders Network, AISH Los Angeles, Hasbara Fellowship, and AIPAC National Council.
Adam Milstein was born in 1952 in Haifa, Israel, as the firstborn of the three children of Eva and Hillel Milstein. Adam joined the Israeli Defense Forces in 1971 for his compulsory service. He got married to his wife Gila Elgrably in 1974 and thereafter, he joined Technion, from where he graduated in 1978 with a bachelor’s degree in business and economics. He also holds a masters degree in business administration which he received in 1983 from University of South California.
Adam joined the field of real estate in the late 1970s when he joined his father in his real estate business and later as a sales agent in a commercial real estate. Currently, he is the managing partner of Hager Pacific Properties.
Adam as a Philanthropist
In the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation, the couple is committed to providing charitable services to numerous organizations with the aim of strengthening Israel, the jews and the relationship between America and Israel. As a philanthropist, Adam offers consulting services, fundraising for Jewish education, partnership development and striving for Jewish continuity. He uses three unique principles in his philanthropic philosophy namely;
Active philanthropy which includes time, expertise and financial support from the family foundation.
Life Path Impact- this is through programs covering every stage of human life to enhance a continuous connection in the Jewish population.
Philanthropic Synergy- through funding and providing guidance to organizations that they may be more impactful.
To extend his philanthropic acts, Adam has also co-founded Sifriyat Pijama B’America, an organization through which give Hebrew free books on a monthly basis, which educate Israeli-Jewish-American families living in the States, the Jewish values.
Adam Milstein lives in Encino California, together with his wife. He is a father of three daughters and a grandfather of three.