Adam Milstein is a philanthropist who is proud of his Jewish roots. Milstein was born in Haifa, Israel. Adam Milstein was growing up, just as the nation of Israel was developing and growing. In 1971, Adam Milstein entered the Israeli Defense Forces and served in the Yom Kippur War, and served under the future Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. Following the war, Adam entered the Technion and earned a Bachelor of Science degree and graduated in 1978. In 1981, he emigrated to the United States.
When he got to the United States, he earned a Master’s of Business Administration at the University of Southern California. After finishing school, he joined Hager Pacific Properties and began his career in the real estate industry. He started out as a sales agent for the company and later became a managing partner. His time at Hager Pacific Properties, allowed him to learn more about philanthropy and how to get involved in it. Adam said he wasn’t completely satisfied by making money and wanted to create his legacy, and leave a lasting impact. Milstein and his wife decided to create the Milstein Family Foundation and stick to their roots and help support pro-Israel organizations.
Milstein runs the foundation with the set goal of working to strengthen Israel, the Jewish people and the much needed relationship between America and Israel. The Milstein Foundation educates young Israeli-American on Judaism and provides them the tools to engage in advocacy on their campuses, in their neighborhoods and at schools. The foundation is guided by three pillars. The Milstein Family Foundation assists organizations that operate in fields such as health and medical, as well as community services offered to Israeli-Americans and Jews. They also work to eliminate anti-Semitism and anti-Israel activity on college campuses. Adam Milstein has been an active member of the community and continues to work at improving the lives of Israeli-Americans. Adam Milstein recently became the chairman of the Israeli-American Council. Adam Milstein engages with people all over the country and has helped to strengthen the relationship between the United States and Israel. He has become a leading figure in philanthropy.