According to an online article on yahoofinance.com, Adam Milstein was recognized by the Jerusalem Post as one of the 50 most influential Jewish people who have positively affected the world last year. These people also are likely to be positive effects in the future, says the article.
As the co-founder and chairman of the Israeli-American Council, Milstein was nominated as number 39 on the prestigious list. He has made other philanthropic contributions as a leader and activist for various Jewish organizations, the article says.
The article lists many prominent Jewish people who made the list. It includes political leaders, entertainers, and philanthropists. In a quote from Adam Milstein, he says how honored he is to be part of the list published by the Jerusalem Post. He gave credit to his wife, Gila, and to the many organizations with which he works. He says the award represents things that have been accomplished in recent years by the Israeli-American community.
The mission of the Milstein Family Foundation was outlined in this article. It states that the foundation has two main purposes: To strengthen the Jewish people and to strengthen the State of Israel. Milstein says that philanthropy is one of his main goals. He wants to build partnerships between organizations and to help fund life- changing projects. The article says that the Milstein Family Foundation would keep working toward its mission.
Adam Milstein was born in Haifa, Israel. His father was a real estate developer who had immigrated from Argentina to Israel in 1948. Milstein is an Israeli veteran and fought in the Yom Kippur War. He got a Bachelor of Science in economics and business from Technion. He helped his father expand the family real estate business while he was in college.
He married Gila in 1974 and they have three children. Milstein graduated from the University of Southern California with a Master of Business Administration. He continued his work as a sales agent in commercial real estate. Presently, Adam Milstein is managing partner of Hagar Pacific Properties. His firm specializes in fixing up commercial properties to sell. He is involved in several charity works around the world.