On 5th April this year, Richtopia, London-based publication and Rise, a social media ranking system named Adam Milstein as one among the 200 world’s most influential philanthropists. Adam Milstein who is the founder and the chairman of the Israeli-American Council (IAC) and the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation stands number 187 in the list. Included in the list is also other entrepreneurial-turned-philanthropists for example, Elon Musk, and Mark Zuckerberg; politicians like Hillary and Bill Clinton and other public figures like Rowling and Magic Johnson.
According to Adam Milstein his love for humanity is a crucial part of his day’s endeavors and his life in general. His family’s foundation’s mission is to strengthen the Jewish people and the Israel as a state. To achieve this, Adam funds projects with the aim positively impacting the lives of the people, creates synergies between different organizations and most importantly, promotes the principles of active philanthropy.
Adam is a hard working person and a world leader. Other than being the chair of IAC, he is also a prominent leader of StandWithUs, Hasbara Fellowships and the AIPAC, all of which are world’s renowned organizations. His key activities are to set Jewish pride to the future generations, enlightening Pro-Israel Americans on how to advocate for their state as well as reinforcing the U.S-Israel alliance. This has led to his recognition, and according to him, the Milstein Family Foundation will continue to grow and to strengthen the Jews and the state of Israel.
Adam Milstein is a first born and native of Haifa, Israel. Before enrolling in Technion Institute where he pursued BSc Business and Economics, Adam was a member and a leader of the Israel Defense Forces and the Ariel Sharon Army. In 1974, he and his family moved to the United States where he received his Master of Business Administration. Prior to becoming an active and a life path impacting philanthropist, Adam worked as a sales agent in the commercial real estate.