Adam Milstein, a co-founder of Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation, is a pro-Israel activist and an active philanthropist. Through his foundation, Adam is able to offer philanthropic and charitable services to a broad range of organizations with the aim of strengthening the State of Israel and the Jewish people, including the Israel-US relationship. This foundation was started in 2000.
Adam Milstein is a son of Hillel Milshtein (real estate developer) and Eva Milshtein (homemaker). He was born in Haifa in Israel. Adam joined Israeli’s Defense Forces and served during the Yom Kippur War in 1973.
After the mandatory service in the Army, he enrolled in the Israeli Institute of Technology and graduated in 1978 with a Bachelors of Science degree in business and economics. During this time, Milstein had joined his father in growing their real estate business.
Milstein got married in 1974 to Gila Elgrably in Haifa. Both of them moved to the US in 1981 with their two daughters. Their third child was born later in the United States. Adam didn’t stop studying even after going to the US. Learn more about Adam Milstein: http://www.milsteinff.org/
He received his Master of Business Administration degree in 1983 from the Southern California University in Los Angeles. He began working as a sales agent in commercial real estate after graduating.
Some of the philanthropic services he offers through the foundation include partnership development, consulting and conducting fundraisings for supporting various programs of Jewish education. Adam uses these three unique principles in everything he does:
Active Philanthropy: Adam Milstein, his foundation and its staff invest quality time and their expertise (not just financial resources) in each organization, project, or program they support.
Life Path Impact: Adam finds, funds, and develops the organizations that engage their target audiences continuously through the different stages of life. Programs designed for childhood, adolescence, and various adulthood phases are created. They help in maintain a continuous and deep connection with the targeted group of people.
Philanthropic Synergy: Adam offers funds and guidance to help charitable organizations so that they can amplify their impact through creating synergies and programmatic partnerships with non-profit entities that work towards the shared goals.