Adam Milstein has always strived to make an impact on the world through building a real estate empire, managing a charitable entity, offering support to philanthropic initiatives, and serving as a community leader. Born in Israel, Milstein was among the Israeli defense troops that fought the Yom Kippur War. He pursued his degree program at a leading academic center called Technion based in Israel and earned his certificate in 1978. After three years, Milstein joined yet another U.S.-headquartered learning institution called USC to study a postgraduate course in business administration. In 1983, he officially began his real estate profession in Southern California. Today, he owns and runs Hager Pacific Properties, a reputable investment firm that manages successful commercial real estate businesses.
Accomplishments as a philanthropist
Adam Milstein is one of the managing partners of the Israeli-American Council and serves in the capacity of national chairperson. His primary role is to drive the national expansion agenda of this prominent organization. He leverages his philanthropic experience to offer guidance to organizations like Jewish Funders Network, AIPAC National Council, and Israel on Campus Coalition as a respected board member. Milstein has always worked alongside his lovely wife, Gila when it comes to founding philanthropic organizations. So far, the couple has established the Sifriyat Pijama B’America and Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation. The former teaches Jewish value to thousands of Israeli-Jewish-American people living in the U.S. by distributing free Hebraic books each month while the later invests heavily towards supporting charitable entities.
What motivated Milstein to launch the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation?
Milstein and his wife have always committed their energy, skills, and wealth towards ensuring the State of Israel and its people are strong. They have also strived to cultivate special ties between the U.S. and Israel as well as ensuring Jewish tradition is passed from one generation to the next. The Family Foundation has been on the frontline in helping scholars and young professionals to discover their Jewish culture, take pride in their Jewish origin, nurture and enhance their courage, and enlighten them on how to champion for the Jewish people.