Adam Milstein, a Patriot, Businessperson, and Philanthropist

Adam Milstein is an Israeli-American philanthropist and investor. He was born in Israel by Eva and Hillel Milstein. Hillel was a real estate developer while his mother was a homemaker. Adam Milstein spent his childhood life at KiryatMotzkin. He speaks both English and Hebrew languages.

Adam joined the Israeli army in 1971 for his compulsory service to the nation. He was part of the defense forces which fought at the Yom Kippur War. He left the army and joined Israel Institute of Technology. While in college, Adam Milstein started helping his father to manage their real estate construction and development family business.

Milstein married Gila Elgrably in Haifa, Israel. They are endowed with two children, Merav and Lyron. The family moved to the United States shortly after Lyron was born. Adam Milstein furthered his studies at the University of Southern California. After his studies, Adam Milstein started working as a Sales Agent in the Real Estate Industry.

Adam serves as the managing partner at Hager Pacific Properties. His main role is to manage accounts, disposition, as well as financing. Hager Pacific properties deal with acquiring repositioning and rehabilitating office, home, as well as retail properties.

Adam and his wife Gils, founded the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation. The main aim of the organization is to sponsor special Jewish education of young professionals as well as students to help them identify with their Jewish culture, build their Jewish pride, and help them connect to their State, Israel. The special education also impacts knowledge and skills to help the students advocate for their people, the Jews, and help strengthen the Jewish-U.S relationship.

Adam’s philanthropic activities are based on three operational principles. The first principle is active philanthropy. Adam and the entire staff believes that investing their skills, expertise, and time into the foundation is as important as financial investments and they are all necessary to achieve the foundation’s objectives.

The second principle is life path impact. Adam and his staff search for organizations that have continuous programs to train students throughout their childhood, adolescence, and adulthood life. The third principle is philanthropic synergy. Adam Milstein offers both funding and guidance to the organizations that work with his foundation. This is done to improve the performance and impact of the organizations. Adam Milstein was awarded the Humanitarian of the Year Award for his outstanding philanthropic activities.

Adam Milstein, a friend for Israeli-Americans

Adam Milstein has become a very influential philanthropist in the pro-Israel world. Adam Milstein was born in Haifa, Israel and later served in the Israeli Defense Force and fought in the Yom Kippur War. He was even privileged to serve under Ariel Sharon, who would later become the Prime Minister.

Today he is a managing partner of Hager Pacific Properties. His work has made him well known throughout the world. He and his wife run the Milstein Family Foundation, that contributes $1 million dollars each year to groups that support the welfare of the Jewish people and Israel. Adam Milstein emigrated to the United States in 1981 and continued his education at the University of Southern California, where he earned his Masters of Business Administration. After graduating, he joined Hager Pacific Properties. Adam Milstein says he first got interested in philanthropy, during his time at Hager Pacific Properties. While at the company, he spoke to a business partner about getting involved. Adam Milstein was not satisfied with just making money, he wanted to leave a legacy and make a lasting impact with his wealth.

The Milstein Family Foundation goals include strengthening Israel, the Jewish people and the U.S. – Israel relationship. The foundation educates the Jewish people about their beliefs, in order to strengthen their identity and offer them the tools needed to engage in advocating for strengthening the State of Israel on their campuses, neighborhoods, schools and while talking with friends. There are three pillars that direct the foundation and they are: Active Philanthropy, Life Path Impact and Philanthropic Synergy. By following these pillars, he ensures that every donation he makes accomplishes his foundation’s goals.

The Milstein Family Foundation supports nonprofits that help in the areas of health and medical, to community services for Israeli-Americans and Jews. The also work to combat anti-sematism and anti-Israel activities on college campuses. Adam Milstein is the chairman of the Israeli-American Council, which has become the fastest growing Jewish organization in America. Adam Milstein has said that his philanthropy work is the most gratifying things in his career. Adam continues to work at improving the life of Israeli-Americans.