Adam Milstein is a co-founder of Adam & Gila Milstein Family Foundation that supports Pro-Israel organizations. Adam is also the national chairman of Israel-American Council. He was born in Haifa, Israel to Eva Milstein and Hillel Milstein. He served in Israel Defense Forces in the year 1978. Adam is an active real estate investor, a philanthropist, and a community leader. He began his career in real estate in 1983, Southern California. Adam Milstein has an MBA from USC. Mr. Milstein is currently the partner at the renowned Hager Pacific properties. This is a company that handles investments regarding real estate. He is also a member of Board in various organizations like Israel on Campus Coalition, Hasbara Fellowships, StandWithUs, and Jewish Funders Network among others.
Mr. Milstein posted a recent article on Times of Israel on pride and courage, gifts for children in 2018. In the article, Mr. Milstein responded to the question on the gifts that individuals could give to the children to improve their creativity, prosperity, and freedom in years to come. He pointed out some eight gifts and addressed them precisely. The first gift that Adam talks about is pride. He says that the next generation should be instilled with the need to take pride in where they come from. Adam Milstein points out that if the generation lacks pride in their Jewish culture, no one would carry out the traditions and face the challenges in future. Adam Milstein is a fortunate Jew and he takes pride in that. He points out that Israel, the Jewish homeland for Adam, is a source of various innovations enabled by education, family heritage, and community development.
The second gift that Adam pointed out is the courage. It is the courage and resilience in fighting for what they believed in, the State of Israel, Jewish People, that they have made progress. They are willing and ready to stand up and defend their traditions and values. Adam Milstein says that it takes great courage to overcome all obstacles that hinder their faith and beliefs. Adam Milstein elaborated on several other gifts that the future generation should be instilled with such as knowledge, persistence, innovation, faith, confidence in overcoming impossibilities, unity, and passion. These were the remarks at the beginning of the year 2018, which would inspire young generations and strengthen families.
Adam Milstein is renowned for his philanthropy work, community leadership, and real estate investment. He is an Israeli Native and served in Israeli Defense Forces in 1973 during the Yom Kippur War. In 1981, Adam and his family moved to America where he received his MBA in 1983 from the Southern Carolina University. He had obtained his business and economics undergraduate degree back in Israel. Immediately after moving to America, Adam joined the business of commercial real estate. He started his career from the bottom and rose through the ranks. His efforts paid off when he became Hager Pacific Properties’ managing partner. Hager Pacific is a privately owned real estate firm that manages a wide range of commercial and industrial real estate properties in South Carolina. Hager Pacific acquires and re-positions industrial and commercial properties.
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A colleague’s charitable actions inspired Adam Milstein to become a philanthropist. He was introduced to “ma’aser rishon” by his business partner. “Ma’aser rishon” is a practice where people give 10% of their incomes to charity. It is mostly practiced by the Jews. Following his introduction to this Jewish practice, he founded Gila and Adam Milstein Foundation. He also founded another organization called Sifriyat Pijama B’ America. Both foundations were founded in 2000.
Adam Milstein’s Sifriyat Pijama B’ America provides free Hebrew books each month to Jewish and Israeli American families. Families use these books to teach the traditional Jewish people language and Jewish values to their children. The noble program has reached over 15,000 families.
In 2007, Adam Milstein decided to focus on giving back to his Israeli-American community. Through his efforts, the Israeli-American Council was founded. The IAC is dedicated to strengthening ties between Israeli and Jewish Americans as well as Israel and U.S. ties. By 2014, the IAC had managed to reach over 100,000 Israeli Americans. For more info about us: https://www.crunchbase.com/person/adam-milstein#/entity click here.
Adam Milstein is a board member of various charitable organizations, such as the Israel on Campus Coalition, AISH Los Angeles, AIPAC National Council, the Los Angeles Board of Birthright Israel, and the Jewish Funders Network, among others. His philanthropic services are aimed at strengthening relationships between the State of Israel, the Jewish people, and Israel-U.S.