Adam Milstein who is an investor, a philanthropist, and an author has an Israeli American origin. As the managing partner in Hagar Pacific properties, he oversees all the financial aspects of the company, as well as disposition and accounting.In addition to establishing Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation, he co-founded the Israeli-American Council where he acts as the chairperson of the board.
Adam Milstein was born in Haifa, Israel, in 1952 to immigrant parents. His father was a real estate developer. Milstein joined the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) for mandatory practice and took part in the Yom Kippur War in 1973. He then got admitted into the Technion where he studied and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1978. He took part in developing and expanding his father’s real estate construction company while he was studying. The philanthropist moved to the United States of America and attended the University of Southern California where he received his Master’s in Business Administration (MBA).
Adam Milstein is an active philanthropy and has taken part in several charities. Through the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation, Adam has been able to sponsor the education of students and other young Jewish individuals. The organization has been active in teaching people of the Jewish origin living in the United States about the Jewish people and the State of Israel’s way of life. Adam and his wife Gila also founded the Sifriyat Pijama B’America organization that offers free books written in Hebrew to at least 770 Jewish-American families living in the United States on a monthly basis. The couple founded The Donor Forum organization in 2016 to link pro-Israel donors to pro-Israel concerns and issues.
Adam Milstein also sits on several board committees including Israel on Campus Coalition, StandWithUs, Bright Israel, Hasbara Fellowships, and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) executive national assembly. Due to his active roles in advocating for the Israeli and Jewish community, Adam Milstein was put on the list of the world’s most 50 influential Jews in 2016. He lives in Encino, Carlifornia, with his wife, three children, and three grandchildren.