Adam Milstein, an important member of the Israeli-American community, is an Israeli born Businessman and Philanthropist. Adam was born in Haifa, Isreal in 1952. In 1981, he had relocated to California with his wife. In California, Adam Milstein became one of the top real estate agents. Currently, he is a managing partner of Hagar Pacific Properties. This company which he works for specializes in office, retail, industrial, and multi-family properties.
Since the start of his career, Adam Milstein has been dedicated to philanthropy work. His mission is to strengthen the state of Israel, the Jewish people, and the Israeli-U.S. relationship. Adam is the Co-Founder of the Israeli-American Council which is a council that focuses on connecting the Israeli-American Community. In 2000, the Adam and Gila Milstein Foundation was established by Adam. This foundation is dedicated to helping young Jews connect with roots and Israel. Along with this, Adam sits on the board of several important organizations that focus on the Jewish community.
Due to his philanthropy work, Adam Milstein is an expert on the topic and claims that there are several principles to be an effective philanthropist. The first principle Adam includes is that philanthropy is a labor of love. He claims that in order to be effective philanthropist one must realize that philanthropy should not feel like “work.” Instead, one should feel blessed that they are able to give back to others. Through his work, Adam has also found it helpful to stay focused. By staying focused, Adam means that one should put their attention on issues that matter the most to them. Lastly, he states that an effective philanthropist does not just donate their money but also donates their time and skill. Adam Milstein calls this an “active” philanthropist and has found the most success with this method.