Recently, Adam Milstein was recognized by the Jerusalem Post as part of the 50 most influential Jewish figures that have made an impact worldwide in the past year. The list also includes people that have the prospect to effect transformation in the future. On the list, Milstein was number 39. That is because of his leadership as the chairman and co-founder of the Israel-American Council. He was also recognized for his work as an activist, philanthropist, and leadership in several other Jewish organizations. The organizations include Hasbara Fellowships, StandWithUs, Birthright Israel, the Israel on Campus Coalition, AIPAC National Council, and Stand By Me.
Additionally, the list comprises of political leaders such as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu along with U.S senator Charles Schumer. It also includes Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Philanthropists Haim Saban, Sheldon Adelson, Lynn Schusterman, Ron Lauder, and Matthew Bronfman make the list. It also has Jewish leaders like Malcolm Hoenlein and Natan Sharansky as well as entertainers like Sarah Silverman and Gal Gadot.
Milstein noted that he was honored and humbled by his inclusion in the list alongside the Jewish people’s outstanding leaders. He added that he was grateful to his wife, Gila, the IAC as well as the Jewish organizations that they have had an opportunity to collaborate with to make a difference. According to him, the award is an indication of
the major achievements of the Israel- American Community.
The mission of the Milstein Family Foundation is based on two pillars, which include strengthening the Jewish people as well as their homeland. That is by enhancing cooperation between organizations. The foundation also embraces the principles of funding projects while focusing on their long term impact and active philanthropy. Milstein pointed out that the Milstein Family Foundation will continue with its mission.
About Adam Milstein
Adam Milstein is Hager Pacific Properties’ managing partner. He is philanthropist and a real estate investor. He co-founded the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation in 2000 alongside his wife, Gila. His family foundation works on igniting the Jewish pride in young Jewish people. It offers pro-Israel Americans with expertise to promote the state of Israel and support the important U.S. – Israel coalition.