Israeli-American Adam Milstein is a successful real estate investor. He is a managing partner at Hager Pacific Properties, which owns and manages more than 100 properties throughout the United States and boasts a portfolio in excess of $1 billion. However, Adam Milstein is not a man who is content to simply be successful in business. He is also an philanthropist with a definite activist streak.
At the heart of Adam Milstein’s vision of philanthropy is the Jewish concept of “tikkun olam.” This translates to “healing the world,” which is something that Adam Milstein has set out to do with the foundation that he founded with his wife, Gila: the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation.
Milstein’s foundation is rooted in his passion for healing the world. It is dedicated to strengthening the State of Israel, deepening Israel’s bond with the United States, and ensuring that Jewish identity is maintained. Among the things that the organization has done is create the Campus Allies Mission, which enables non-Jewish pro-Israel students to travel to Israel.
Adam Milstein is also one of the names behind the Israeli-American Council. He helped to establish the group in 2007. Some of the group’s goals are: establishing a Jewish-Israeli identity within the Israeli-American community, establishing a stronger relationship between Israel and Israeli-Americans, and to foster a culture of philanthropy within the Israeli-American community.
Milstein is also on the boards of a number of pro-Israel groups. Included among the numerous groups are Birthright Israel, Jewish Funders Network, and StandWithUs.
He has also been a vocal opponent of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement. Milstein has written numerous pieces in response. He also recently launched a pro-Israel podcast.
There are many more things that Milstein has done to support Israeli-Americans and Israel. All of it has been rooted in his deep love of Israel and his commitment to tikkun olam. As a result of his activism, he was named as one of “The Top 100 People Positively Influencing Jewish Life” in 2016. Watch Adam youtube channel