Adam Milstein, originally from Israel, currently resides in Encino, CA with his wife and three daughters. He is a world-renowned businessman and the operator of several philanthropy groups.
Before moving to America, Adam Milstein served as a part of the Israel Defense Force during the Yom Kippur War. After the war, he attended university at Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. In 1978 he graduated from Technion with a Bachelor of Science degree in business and economics. During this time he also worked with his father in the real estate development business.
In 1981 Adam Milstein moved to America, and in 1983 he graduated from the University of Southern California with a Masters of Business Administration Degree. He currently is a managing partner at Hagar Pacific Properties where he is in charge of accounting and financing.
Adam Milstein spends much of his time doing philanthropy work. He and his wife Gila Milstein have cofounded two organizations. One, the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation, ensures that students and young people with Jewish heritage are able to explore their roots and connect to Israel. The other, Sifriyat Pijama B’America, offers free books in Hebrew to Jewish families in the United States.
Along with these organizations, Adam Milstein is also the co-founder of the Israeli-America Council, which represents over a quarter million Israeli Americans and helps them to strengthen their Jewish identities.
Adam Milstein also sits on the boards of several different philanthropy groups which strengthen the bond between Israel and the United States of America and help both Israeli-Americans and Jewish Americans. Some of these groups, like Israel on Campus Coalition, operate on college campuses and offer their services to students. Others, like American Israel Public Affairs Committee Nation Council, operate in the political world to shape legislation that affects Jewish People. via twitter