Adam Milstein is one of the people have made a great decision of supporting his community at a when it needs him the most. Adam Milstein was born in Israel. He later moved to the United States in search of further education in 1981. He moved together with his wife, Gila. He joined South Carolina University where he graduated with an MBA. After his degree, he embarked on a career in the real estate industry. He made a decision to join Hager Pacific properties in 1983. He worked in this company for a number of years and made it to the high echelons of leadership in the company. He became the managing partner of the company, a position which he holds to date.
From the real estate business, Adam Milstein has managed to create a great life in the philanthropy sector. He is one of the prominent philanthropists of Jewish descent. The main reason he joined this area was to change the perception that Jews did not need philanthropists. While he was growing up, he never witnessed even a single philanthropic foundation in Israel. The government was providing all the services, and it looked like there was no need to have an organization to supplement some government functions.
While in the United States, he teamed up with his wife to create the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation. This organization was created in order to support the activities of the Jewish community, especially in the diaspora. With the challenges facing the community being many. Adam Milstein was of the opinion that the community needs to take drastic measures that will protect the Jewish community from victimization by other communities. With anti-Semitism still a big headache for the community, they had to come up with programs that would unite them.
Adam Milstein is donating $1 million every year through the foundation to support the education of Jews living in the United States about their true identity. He wants to see these people become proud Jews who will now fear to reveal about their identity. Adam Milstein remains supportive of pro-Israeli initiatives which will lead to recognition of the Jewish community.