On 5th of April, 2017, Adam Milstein was recognized as number 187 on the list of the 200 Most Influential Do-Gooders in the World. This list features prominent philanthropists and social entrepreneurs on social media, and it is prepared by a London-Based publication Rocktopia in partnership with a social media ranking system, Rise. Adam Milstein is the co-founder and Chairman of the Israeli-American Council (IAC). Additionally, he is also the leader of other Jewish establishments such as AIPAC, StandWithUs, Hasbara Fellowship and Campus Coalition.
Other prominent philanthropists and business leaders featured on the list include Oprah Winfrey, Barack, and Michelle Obama, Bill and Melinda Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Elton John, Warren Buffett, Bill Clinton, Ashton Kutcher, Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs and Eric Trump among many others.
Adam Milstein proclaimed in a statement that his involvement in philanthropy was significant and gratifying to his being and that he was honored to be among those recognized in the field. Furthermore, he expressed that the Milstein Family Foundation will continue with its journey of strengthening the Jewish people and the State of Israel through effective philanthropy and funding of several projects.
Background info on Adam Milstein
Adam Milstein and his wife Gila founded the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation. The organization offers generous and philanthropic service to several Jewish establishments in its attempt to strengthen the Jewish Race, the State of Israel and the US-Israel Relation. Some of Adam’s philanthropic services include Partnership development, consulting and fundraising to supports different Jewish programs like Education, Continuity and Pro-Israel advocacy. Adam Milstein’s charitable philosophy of operation includes three exceptional principles such as Active philosophy, Philanthropic synergy, and Life Path Impact.
Adam was born in Israel, and he worked in the UDF during the Yom Kippur War. He graduated from the Technion in 1978 and further got an MBA from USC after arriving in the US in 1981. Adam started his career as a Commercial Real Estate sales agent in Southern California, and he is also a managing partner at Hager Pacific Properties. He resides with his wife Gina in Encino, California and they have three children and three grandchildren.