Milstein is a Jewish leader. He is renowned for his love of the Jewish culture and promotion of the same. Through his generous giving, Adam has been celebrated not only in his home country, Israel, but also in the United States where he is based. The Israeli-American activist has established a stellar profile in the real estate industry while working as a sales agent at Hager Pacific Properties. His hard work and determination saw him being appointed to serve as the managing partner of the corporation. Adam Milstein has been passionate about helping his Jewish people by encouraging activities that seek to strengthen the State of Israel, the Jewish-American and the Israeli-American communities.
Adam collaborated with his wife Gila to establish the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation to promote the Jewish culture and enhance the relationship between Israel and the U.S. The family foundation offers educational programs to young Jewish people worldwide to help them get in touch with their Jewish heritage. Through philanthropy and mentorship, Adam seeks to ensure that he reaches many Jewish people around the world. Milstein is the founder of the Israeli-American Council (IAC) where he serves as the chairman. IAC is the fastest growing Jewish organization in the U.S., as it serves more than 500,000 Israeli-Americans. The IAC seeks to unite the Israeli-American community and strengthen their connection to the Israeli roots, including their Hebrew language.
Born in Haifa in 1952, Milstein spent his childhood at KiryatMotzkin. He joined the Israeli Defense Forces in 1971. He actively participated in the Yom Kippur War. Later, Adam enrolled at Technion and graduated in 1978 with a bachelor’s degree in business and economics. Milstein was introduced to the faculty of philanthropy while serving in the real estate industry in the US. Presently, Adam uses his extensive experience and knowledge to run the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation. The executive serves on boards of several non-profit organizations, including the AIPAC National Council, Hasbara Fellowships, Jewish Founders Network, StandWithUs and the Los Angeles Board of Birthright Israel. His dedication to serve the Jewish people and active participation in philanthropy has earned him several accolades. In 2016, Milstein was listed among the top 200 most influential Jewish leaders who have positively impacted the Jewish community.