Adam Milstein is a philanthropist, and his work focuses on Israel and the Jewish people. He co-founded the Adam and Gila Foundation; The Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation (MFF) was founded on three principles, Active Philanthropy, Philanthropic Synergy, and, Life Path Impact. Based out of Los Angeles the foundation was established 18 years ago by Adam Milstein and his wife Gila. The foundation endeavors to teach young practitioners of Judaism who they are and where they came from as Jews. MFF encourages advocating for the state of Isreal when and wherever possible.
Tireless in his work on behalf of his native Isreal Adam Milstein is co-founder and Chairman of the Israeli-American Council. The IAC shares some objectives with the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation. In addition, the Isreali-American Council works to promote and maintain positive relations between the US and Isreal. Adam Milstein serves on the board of four pro-Isreal organizations.
- AIPAC National Council
- Jewish Funders Network
- Birthright Israel
The first of three children Adam Milstein was born in Haifa, Isreal in 1952.
He studied at the Haifa based university Technion. His education was completed in 1978 when Mr. Milstein graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in business and economics.
Prior to enrolling at Technion Adam Milstein was near the end of a required two-year stint in the Isreali Defense Force when the 1973 Yom Kippur War started. Attached to a division commanded by General Arial Sharon Mr. Milstein was in the ranks when the Egyptian Third Army was ensnared by an Isreali crossing of the Suez Canal. Find Related Information Here.
Seven years into their marriage the Milsteins immigrated to the United States in 1981. Mr. Milstein enrolled in the University of Southern California. He holds a Master of Business Administration Degree from that school. Upon graduating USC in 1983 he embarked on a successful real estate career. Mr. Milstein and his father had a real estate development business in Isreal.
Today, Adam Milstein is the managing partner of Hager Pacific Properties‘ San Fernando Valley office. HPP’s holdings across the US includes 2,300 apartments and industrial and commercial space totaling 12 million square feet. The firm buys and renovates distressed properties.