Philanthropist Adam Milstein is devoted to promoting Israel’s culture and heritage, and as a tribute to all the things the nation has accomplished in the modern era he’s been a host of a video competition known as “Inspired By Israel.” This competition has been going on for two years now and the entrants come from all over the world. The Grand Prize is $8,000 but runner-ups also have a chance to win monetary prizes. The winner in 2016 was a video titled “Superman’s Got Nothing On Israel” about Israel’s humanitarian aid, and 2017 was “The Immigrant” about how a young girl returned home to her nation. Adam Milstein funds the competition through his family foundation in partnership with StandWithUs and 12 Tribe Films.
Adam Milstein has accomplished a lot as both a real estate broker and an Israeli activist through the Israeli-American Council. He was born in Israel back in 1952 and is also a veteran of the Yom Kippur War. He is married to Gila Elgrably Milstein who he met during the war and has raised three daughters. Milstein attended the Technion – Israeli Institute of Technology where he got his bachelor’s in business and economics, and then got his MBA at USC. He became the cofounder and Managing Partner of Hager Pacific Properties which is the holding company billions in commercial real estate and residential lots. Milstein has raised billions in financing and arranged many purchasing deals.
Adam Milstein has a philosophy to his philanthropy that focuses on being active in all the groups he supports, having a path-life impact on every target group he reaches and forming philanthropic synergy between community leaders. For families with young children, the Milsteins have started a program that teaches Hebrew and shares Jewish literature. The Israeli-American Council also partners with groups like Birthright Israel to get college students active and also to sponsor trips for them to go to Israel. Adam Milstein has partnered both with liberal political donor Haim Saban and conservative businessman and President Trump supporter Sheldon Adelson, and he considers himself on neither side of the isle.
The Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation is a well known not for profit organization for their deliberate input in nurturing the Jewish Tradition and bringing coherence to the Israelite nation. Adam Milstein together with his wife has been the main propellant to the foundation; putting in their time, resources and wisdom. Through this foundation, students have benefited from once in a lifetime opportunity to learn their culture and the preserved generational antics.
Adam Milstein is credited for yet another success which is establishing the Israeli – American Council which oversees the U.S and Israel relations. He has been on the forefront in tabulating the Foreign Policy of the American to enforce harmonious relationships. Adam Milstein’s wife a Moroccan immigrant to the U.S may have given him some familiarity of what the marginalized class endures. He has, therefore, become the ideal person to air out issue affecting immigrants and cross border relations.
His zeal for community service and acts of philanthropy has won him prestigious titles such as the most recent one, where he was listed as the top 200 Philanthropists & Social Entrepreneurs. Adam Milstein’s work has surely made a societal impact; many generations will be appreciated. He has bloomed and risen to gain dominance in philanthropy since he is a hand on figurehead who doesn’t mind working in the field with his team. He is currently hunting for increased slots for the Jewish people to learn Hebrew.
About Adam Milstein
The University of Southern California is his alma mater where he graduated honorable with a Masters in Business Administration. He also has a Science degree in Economics and Business from Technion. Adam Milstein had to go through the mandatory Israeli Defense Forces while at school. As an investor and businessman, he has lead to revolutionary changes in real estate. Apparently, he is the Managing Partner of Hager Pacific Properties.
Adam Milstein is an Israeli- American by nationality. He is the founder and CEO of Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation and the Israeli-American Council. He is a board member for Jewish Funders Network, Israel on Campus Coalition, StandWithUs and American Israel Public Affairs Committee. Adam Milstein’s name has been featured among the top100 people positively influencing Jewish Life and top 25 twitter activists.