Milstein is an Israeli-born real estate investor, philanthropist, and activist. He was born in Israel in early 1950s. They lived in Haifa before moving to KiryatMotzkin, where he spent the rest of his childhood. In 1971, Adam Milstein joined the Israel Defense Forces and where he went through a thorough military training. This training equipped him with the adequate skills on war and leadership. He utilized these skills during the Yom Kippur War. After serving in the military for three years, Milstein enrolled at the Technion, Israel’s most prestigious university. He graduated from the institution with a degree in business and economics.
Soon after completing his degree, the philanthropist joined his father’s company and helped him to expand his real estate construction and development businesses. This opportunity provided Adam with enough income to start a family. He married Gila Elgrably in 1974. The couple stayed in Israel until 1981 when they moved to the United States together with their two daughters. In the US, Adam enrolled for Masters in Business Administration at the University of Southern California. Two years later, the executive earned his MBA. Soon after, he joined the commercial real estate industry. With the passage of time, he established himself as one of the country’s real estate investors. He worked for Hager Pacific Properties as a sales agent. Owing to his hard work and dedication, Adam climbed the corporate ladder to serve as the company’s managing partner.
In the United States, Milstein began noticing a trend in the problems faced by the Jewish community and their deviations from the Jewish culture. He took it up on himself to correct this anomaly. To this end, he collaborated with his wife to found the Adam and Gila Milstein Foundation. This organization focuses on different projects, including teaching Jewish students on how to read and write Hebrew and connecting the students with their culture. Adam is also the founder of the Israeli-American Council; America’s fastest growing Jewish organization. This organization has played a significant role in enhancing charity works and fostering the relationship between the United States and Israel. The organization focuses on positively influencing America’s policies on Israel.