Adam Milstein is an Israeli born philanthropist and real estate investor, who has founded a number of charitable organizations to help educate and strengthen the Jewish people and the U.S Israeli relationship.
He currently runs the Adam and Gisa Milstein Educational Foundation and the Israeli-American Council. Adam Milstein is also a managing partner with the Hager Pacific Properties.
Milstein was born in Haifa, Israel in 1952 to Hilell and Eva Millstein. He also has a younger brother and sister.
He enlisted in the Israeli Defense Forces in 1971 and served in the Yom Kippur War. He also served under Ariel Sharon as part of the Egyptian Crossing. After service, he received a Bachelor of Science degree from Technion. He also helped his father with their real estate business.
He and his wife, Gila, married in 1974. Milstein and his family moved to the United States in 1981. He attended the University of Southern California and received an Masters in Business Administration.
Milstein went on to establish organizations to help young Jewish people learn about their roots and ignite Jewish pride. People are also given information to educate them about the facts concerning the State of Israel.
Adam Milstein also sits on a number of boards including Stand by Me, American Israeli Public Affairs Committee, Habara Fellowships and Birthright Israel.
He also teamed up with Sheldon Adelson and Haim Saban to start the campus Macabbees Summit. This inaugural event brought together over 50 anti-hate organizations to battle against anti-semetism.
Millstein is strongly against the Divestment Boycott, because he feels it isn’t set up to promote good. He has a weekly podcast that promote the best issues surrounding the state of Israel.
For his works, Adam Milstein was named “One of the top 100 people who influence Jewish life.” He is also a favorite Twitter activist.