Adam Milstein is a philanthropist, commercial real estate investor, and Jewish community leader. A native Israeli, he followed Ariel Sharon across the Suez Canal during the 1973 Yom Kippur War. He graduated from Technion (The Israel Institute of Technology) with honors in 1978 with a degree in business economics and later started a career in Commercial Real Estate.
In April of 2017, Adam Milstein joined the list of The World’s 200 Most Influential Do-Gooders compiled by the London-based digital publication Richtopia. Milstein’s involvement with pro-Israeli organizations is legendary.
Adam Milstein, with his wife Gila, founded The Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation (“MFF”) whose purpose is to strengthen ties between the U.S. and of Israel, especially among young people.
The Milsteins are also the founders of Sifriyat Pijama B’America, providing free books written in Hebrew to Jewish families throughout the United States.
Milstein is the co-founder and National Chairman of the Israeli-American Council, whose mission is to strengthen the ties between the United States and Israel.
He sits on the Board of Directors of StandWithUs, an organization providing support and resources to pro-Israel college students to oppose anti-Israel activities on college campuses across the country.
Adam Milstein also supports a number of Jewish organizations:
The Israel on Campus Coalition offers collaboration, education, research, and strategies to pro-Israeli college students to be used to counter anti-Israel activities on college campuses.
Hasbara Fellowships bring American college students to Israel and trains them to counteract actions on campus opposing Israel.
The Jewish Funders Network connects Jewish funders together in order to enhance support of Jewish causes and organizations.
The Birthright Israel Foundation raises funds to send thousands of young Jewish adults to Israel each year. The 10-day trip connects young Americans with the Jewish homeland.
Stand By Me is a nonprofit nongovernmental organization offering encouragement and support to Jewish-American cancer patients.
The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) helps inform decision makers and works to promote the security of both the United States and Israel through education.