Adam Milstein is a well-known activist and philanthropist co-founding the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation. The foundation supports a variety of organizations that help Israel, Jewish people and solidifying the relationship between the United States and Israel. The services he provides, are anywhere from developing partnerships, to consulting and fundraising. Adam Milstein relies on three principles when operating his foundation. The first is investing a large amount of time in the areas of Pro-Israel advocacy and Jewish education. Secondly, to seek out funds and create programs catered to adolescence and different phases of adulthood. Lastly, to bring other non-profit organizations together to develop partnerships that work towards the goals of the Jewish community.
Milstein and his wife Gilda created the foundation back in 2000. They recognize the importance of educating and training Jewish people connect with Israel and to be proud of their heritage. The couple follows a practice of active philanthropy rather than just sending money directly to the organizations.
Milstein is a native of Haifa, Israel and the son of a real estate developer. His mother immigrated from Mexico to Israel in 1949. Adam Milstein has two younger brothers, Joshua and Dalit. The entire family moved from Haifa to Kiryat Yam when he was just a young child. In the early 70’s, he joined the Israeli Defense Forces and is a veteran of the Yom Kippur War. After the army, he graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree from the Israeli Institute of Technology. After graduating from college, Adam Milstein learned everything there is to know about real estate development from his father in Haifa. He and his wife Gilda packed up and moved with their two daughters to the United States in 1981. There he continued his education, earning a degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and more