When philanthropist Adam Milstein is not working as the managing director of Hager Pacific Properties, he spends his time on causes close to his heart. One of those causes includes the promotion of Jewish pride among American citizens of Jewish faith. It is a cause in which Adam Milstein has poured millions of dollars of his own fortune to promote.
Born in Haifa, Israel, Adam Milstein spent his early years in his homeland, fighting in the Yom Kippur War under the command of General Ariel Sharon. Soon afterward, Mr. Milstein married Gila Elgrably. And in 1981, Mr. Milstein and his wife moved to the United States.
Soon after arriving in the United States, Mr. Milstein earned his Masters in Business Degree from the University of Southern California. From there, Mr. Milstein began his career in the commercial real estate business in 1983. Today, Mr. Milstein is a Managing Partner at Hager Pacific Properties.
Not one to forget where he came from, Mr. Milstein has deployed his wealth to help promote Israeli causes through his involvement in many Pro-Israel organizations. In 2000, Adam Milstein, along with his wife, founded the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation (MFF). The foundation’s mission is to help young Jewish students connect with their roots and ignite Jewish pride. The foundation is also active in the promotion of the State of Israel.
Some of the organizations supported by the MFF include the American Isreali Educational Foundation, AISH HaTora, Hasbara Fellowships, Christians United for Isreal and the UCLA Foundation.
Milstein is also a co-founder of the Isreali-American council, which helps promote healthy relations between the two nations. Adam Milstein’s involvement with the Isreali-American Council also includes Mr. Milstein recently being named National Chairman of the organization.
For over four decades, Adam Milstein has donated his time, money and energy to help Jewish Americans connect with the State of Israel. His effort has lead to an improvement of American-Israeli relations. Relations that may lead to a brighter future for Jews in America, Israel and beyond.