Mr. Adam Milstein was born in Haifa, Israel; he is the first son of Eva Milstein and Hillel Milstein and brother to Dalit and Joshua. Adam spent his early life in Kiryat Motzkin where he joined the (IDF) Israeli Defense Forces and served during the Yom Kippur War. While in the army, Adam was a member of Ariel Sharon’s Division that crossed into Egypt and won the war against the Third Egyptian Army Division. After his service in the Israeli Army, he enrolled himself in the Technion, which is commonly known as the Israeli Institute of Technology, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in business and economics in 1978.
Currently, Adam Milstein is the co-founder of Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation. The Foundation offers charitable services to organizations which in turn strengthen the relationship between the state of Israel and the U.S.
His charitable services are partnership development, and fundraising in support of Jewish education, and Pro-Israel advocacy. His philanthropic philosophy consists of three principles:
1. Philanthropic Synergy: Adam provides guidance and funding to help charitable firms to boost their impact which in turn assist them to develop programmatic partnerships with other non-profit companies working towards shared goals.
2. Active Philanthropy: The Milstein Family Foundation and its staff offer not only financial resources but also their time to every project that they support.
3. Life Path Impact: This principal creates programs that are tailored for all the different phases of life from childhood to adulthood.
Adams charitable acts have seen him earn positions like being the National Chairman of the Israeli-American Council, where he is in charge of national expansion. He also was privileged to be on the Board of several organizations like StandWithUs, Israel on Campus Coalition, Jewish Funders Network, Hasbara Fellowships, AISH Los Angeles, Los Angeles Board of Birthright Israel, and the AIPAC National Council.
He is now one of the managers at the Hager Pacific Properties a solely owned real estate firm that owns industrial and commercial properties in the U. S. Mr. Adam Milstein is the proud father of three children, three grandchildren, and lives with his wife Gila in Encino, California.