You may have heard of the name Adam Milstein from news about philanthropy or even charitable doings of the world. Adam is regarded as one of the most popular philanthropist in the United States. Other than being a philanthropist, Adam is also a successful investor who has huge interests in real estate. He is also a known entrepreneur and businessperson who has had a very successful career in his life. Adam was born in Israel, Hafai as the firstborn of his family. At that time, his mother was a homemaker while his father was working as a real estate developer. After migrating into Israel individually, Adam’s parents met and got married in the year 1950 and their first child naming him Adam Milstein.
Adam Milstein was persuaded to join the Israel defence forces in 1971. He was under mandatory duty in the army where he served during the Yom Kippur war of 1973. Under the supervision of Ariel Sharon Adam fought on the Egypt front during the war. Mr Adam Milstein got to experience and actually was a part of the crossing of the Suez Canal. After his services at the Army, Adam enrolled in Technon where he pursued his education and was able to acquire a degree in business and economics in 1978. Adam was helpful towards his family’s business of real estate and construction. He joined his father towards working improving this business to a higher level.
Mr Adam married his wife, Gila Elgrably, in 1974. The marriage happened in his hometown, Haifa. After marriage, Adam and his family got an opportunity to move to the United States. Living in the United States, Adam acquired a master’s in business and administration from the University of Southern California in 1983. After pursuing his education, Adam started off by working in the real estate industry as a sales agent. The birth of a charitable foundation, the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation, came about when Adam and his wife joined arms to work together. The main purpose of creating this foundation was to offer charitable as well as philanthropic services to other organizations that share similar aims. By doing this, Adam together with his wife prospected to strengthen the United States, the Jewish people and the State of Israel.
Having created a name for himself in the real estate industry, Adam Milstein is fully engaged in ensuring that Jewish community understands their religion and cultures. The Israeli real estate mogul is one of the world’s leading investors in the sector. He makes his investments through Hager Pacific Properties, his company that has $2 billion in investment.
Unlike many professionals who have distanced themselves from advocating for religious groups, Adam Milstein has decided to take the bold step and reach out to the Jewish community. He has also been involved in philanthropic activities aimed at improving the lives of the Jewish Community. Adam Milstein makes his donations through the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation.
Adam and Gila Milstein Foundation supports and mentors Jewish students across the globe. This move is aimed at ensuring that the students’ connection with Israel is strengthened. Adam’s wife, Gila, is also an active philanthropist. Adam and Gila’s efforts have seen an increasing number of Jewish students learn more about their culture and heritage. This situation provides them with invaluable educational experience that they might have not enjoyed. Lack of such education would lead to the erosion of the Jewish heritage. Adam Milstein’s success as a philanthropist has seen him rank as one of the leading philanthropists & social entrepreneurs.
Adam Milstein has also enhanced his service and philanthropic activities to the Jewish community by establishing the Israeli-American Council. The organization is charged with the duty of forging a strong relationship between The United States and Israel. Over the years, the real estate investor has worked hard to ensure that the organization enhances its influence on America’s policies towards both the Jewish community and Israel. This success can be attributed to Milstein’s strong personality and the courage to always speak his mind on issues affecting the Jewish community.
In the recent past, Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation started a meme competition for purposes of supporting Israel culture. The participants were allowed to send their pro-Israel memes. The public started voting for the memes on 3rd August 2017. Winners of the competition received cash prizes of $2,000. The event was full of fun as people showcased their creativity. Adam Milstein posited that the use of memes was the quickest way of promoting the Jewish culture. Jewish organizations and pro-Israel entities sponsored the meme contest.