Adam Milstein is an Israeli-born American philanthropist with vast experience in both non-profit and for-profit sectors. He was raised in Haifa, Israel and later on moved to America to pursue further studies. Adam attended the business school at the University of Southern California getting a Master’s degree in Business Administration. Prior to this, he had attended the Technion where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Economics in 1978. His first job in America was sales agent at Hager Pacific Properties.
At the real estate firm, he rose through the ranks and at the moment, Adam Milstein is a managing partner. He points out to Hager Pacific Properties as where he first came into contact with philanthropy. Adam was keen on leaving a legacy with the money he made rather than simply making money. He held lengthy discussions with his spouse before deciding to dedicate himself to philanthropy. Together, they founded the Milstein Family Foundation.
The foundation sought to partner with organizations working to strengthen Israeli people, US-Israel relations, and the Israeli Nation. It works by educating young Jews on their identity and empowers them to become productive and influential citizens of their country. Adam Milstein oversees the foundations activities by employing three key pillars. These are Philanthropic Synergy, Active Philanthropy, and Life Path Impact. The foundation serves all age groups and works on a variety of areas ranging from activism to basic community services.
Adam Milstein also runs an organization called the Israeli-American Council which seeks to inspire philanthropy. Besides this and the foundation, Adam Milstein works on the boards of several other organizations. Some of these are, Stand By Me, StandWithUs, Hasbara Fellowships and the Jewish Founders Network.
In the above organizations, Adam Milstein brings on board his vast philanthropy experience, coming in handy in policy formulation. Earlier this year, he was recognized as one of the planets Most Influential Do-Gooders. The Milstein Family foundation has had a huge impact on the life of American Jews. Adam’s outstanding philanthropy philosophy has seen the amplification of the pro-Israeli message. It has also fostered cooperation among pro-Israeli organizations across America.
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