Lessons That People Can Learn from Adam Milstein’s Philanthropic Philosophy

Adam Milstein is one of the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation founders. He provides philanthropic and charitable services to several organizations meant to strengthen the relationship between the U.S, the State of Israel and the Jewish people. His services include fundraising, partnership development, and consultation. His organization supports Pro-Israel advocacy, Jewish continuity and Jewish education.

Early Life, Academic, and Professional Background

Adam Milstein is the son of Hillel and Eva Milstein. He was born in Haifa, Israel and later moved to Mexico at the age of 18 in 1949. He joined the IDF during the Yom Kippur War. Adam attended the Technion (Israeli Institute of Technology) and graduated in 1978. During his stay in the U.S, Adam enrolled for an MBA and graduated from the USC. He later began a commercial real estate career in Southern California. Adam is currently a Managing Partner of a private commercial real estate firm known as Hager Pacific Properties and resides in Encino, California with his wife, children, and grandchildren.

Adam Milstein is a co-founder of the renowned Israeli-American Council and chairs its national expansion committee. He is also a board member of organizations such as the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) National Council, Stand By Me, Birthright Israel, Jewish Funders Network, Hasbara Fellowships, Israel on Campus Coalition and StandWithUs. Adam and his wife, Gila, co-founded Sifriyat Pijama B’America. This organization distributes free books written in the Hebrew language that teach Jewish values to over 15,000 Israeli-Jewish-American families based in the US.

Adam Milstein’s philanthropic philosophy

1. Philanthropic Synergy

Adam provides guidance and funding to help philanthropic organizations in developing programmatic synergies and partnerships with other nonprofit oriented institutions.

2. Life Path Impact

Adam Milstein targets organizations that actively emancipate their audiences on life skills. He believes that programs created for childhood, adolescence and adulthood can help maintain a continuous and deep connection with a target population.

3. Active Philanthropy

Adam, the Milstein Family Foundation and its personnel invest quality expertise and time in all projects, programs and organizations that they support. Their investment goes beyond money and focuses on helping the targeted people in discovering their potential and setting rational life goals.