There are many entrepreneurs who are also involved in philanthropy. One of the most celebrated philanthropists in the United States is Adam Milstein. Milstein is an Israeli-American who is a real estate investor, and a leader in his community. What most people do not know about Adam Milstein is that he served in the IDF when the Yom Kippur War was on-going.
Milstein’s Early Career Life
Milstein moved to the United States back in 1981. He earned his MBA from the University of South Carolina. After graduating from university, he began his career in real estate. His growth in the South Carolina real estate sector has been immense. He has also made an impact on the lives of many people residing in Southern Carolina.
Most people know Milstein as the Managing Partner at a real estate investment firm known as Hager Pacific Properties. He is also the chairman and co-founder of the Israeli-American Council. Among his roles in the Israeli-American community, he sits on various boards. Some of these organizations include StandWithUs, AISH Los Angeles, Hasbara Fellowships and Israel on Campus Coalition.
Apart from his career and board memberships, Milstein also runs a foundation which he founded with his wife, Gila. The Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation supports young students all over the world to cultivate Jewish values and learn about their culture. The two also run an organization called Sifriyat Pijama B’America, which circulates free books written in Hebrew. The aim of the organization is to teach Jewish values to over 15, 000 families in the United States.
Milstein believes in helping others, not only through monetary assistance, but also with other resources such as time. He loves to get engaged in the projects that his foundations support. Whenever he can, he also does public speaking to motivate young people to achieve their dreams, and help others. His philanthropic activities have made him an inspiration to many, especially the Jewish-American community.
Milstein’s Family Life
Milstein is also a family man. He is married to Gila, and they have three children. They live in Encino, Calif.