Adam Milstein has made news as a spokesperson for Jewish Americans. He is a real estate professional who has lived in both the US and Israel and is also a contributor to the Jerusalem Post.
He also made the Jerusalem Post’s list of Top 50 Most Influential Jews of 2016, a list that includes Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and philanthropist Haim Saban. Milstein and his wife Gila founded the Milstein Foundation to help promote Israeli causes in US and strengthen relations between the two nations. Their goal is to be actively involved in every organization their foundation supports, and to build philanthropic synergy between Jewish American community leaders.
Milstein was born in Israel and is the oldest of three sons. His parents had moved there back in 1948 when the modern nation was born. His father had fought in the war of independence and then settled down to become a construction building framer. Adam saw many different parts of Israel growing up due to his father’s job. Learn more about Adam Milstein: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/adam-milstein/its-not-just-about-israel_b_8861508.html
He eventually joined the military when he came of age, serving from 1971 to 1974. He fought under Ariel Sharon’s command in the 1973 Yom Kippur War. In 1974 he and Gila were married and he attended the Technion, Israeli Institute of Technology where he studied business and economics.
Adam began his real estate career working alongside his father developing different properties around Israel, but then decided to get his MBA at the University of Southern California. He relocated to the US where he completed his MBA and then joined Hager Pacific Properties, a Jewish real estate firm.
According to Crunchbase, Adam Milstein is managing partner at the firm. Adam and Gila founded the Milstein Foundation in the year 2000, and also helped start the Israeli-American Council (IAC), Hasbara Fellowships, Hillel International, the American-Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and Stand With Us. Adam has spoken at different conferences and world forums on behalf of Israel’s agenda.