Born in the early fifties, Adam Milstein is one of the most recognized Jews in the world. Adam was born to a real estate developer (explains his deep root in real estate) father and a home maker mom, Adam spent the early parts of his life in Kiryat Yam and Kiryat Motzkin where his parents moved to after marrying.
According to Hasbara Fellowships, Adam Milstein served as part of the mandatory service in the Israel Defence Forces which gave him an opportunity to serve in the Yom Kippur war in 1973. After serving the military, he joined college and graduated with a Bachelors Science degree in business and economics. During this time, young Adam started helping his father in managing his real estate development project where he learned a lot and ventured into the business, serving as one of his major income earning as we speak.
He also has a Master Degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern Carolina. This, he got in 1983 after moving to America in 1981, where he also got a job as a sales agent in commercial real estate. He is happily married to one Gila Elgrably and together is blessed with three lovely daughters, two of which are Meray and Lyron. He also has two grandchildren and together lives quietly in Encino CA.
Mr. Adam oversees disposition, financing, and accounting at Hager Pacific Properties, where he is a managing partner. The company is involved in real estate. He is also the co-founder and National Chairman of the Israel-American Council.
Together with his wife Gila, they have founded two foundations; Sifriyat Pijama B ‘America, which supports over 70 Israeli-Jewish American families living in the United States by donating free monthly Hebrew books. The other foundation is the Adam Milstein Family Foundation, which sponsors students and young professionals of Jewish roots with education and opportunities.
Adam also sits on various boards like Hasbara Fellowships, StandWithUs, Birth Right Israel, Israel on Campus Coalition and American Israel Public Affairs Committee just but to mention a few.
Adam was named by the Jerusalem Post as No.39 in most influential Jews alongside other Israel heads like Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu and US Senator Charles Schumer among others.