For most people, the name Adam Milstein is synonymous with prominent, real estate investing. But to a select few, Adam Milstein’s greatest achievements have been as a philanthropist. In philanthropic circles, Mr. Milstein is most known for his work with the Adam and Gila Milstein Foundation. One of the goals for this foundation’s philanthropic philosophy is to help and prepare students and young professionals to identify with their Jewish roots and instill Jewish pride. He is also the co-founder of the Israeli-American Council and is the chairperson for the council’s national expansion.
Some would believe that although Mr. Milstein has obtained a vast fortune in the word of real estate investing, his philanthropic efforts is his greatest achievement. By partaking in causes near and dear to his heart, Mr. Milstein has been able to forward the advancement of many causes all over the world. One of the causes that are dear to both he and his wife, Gila, is Sifriyat Pijama B’America. This wonderful organization provides free books in Hebrew on a monthly basis and teaches Jewish values to more than 15,000 Israeli-Jewish-American families in the US.
Adam Milstein is also on the board of many organizations that are dear to him that include Stand By Me, Jewish Funders Network, Hasbara Fellowships, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) National Council and the Israel on Campus Coalition.
In essence, Mr. Milstein is not just a sound businessman, but a true, leader in his community and a thoughtful philanthropist. He has shown for quite some time that you are able to be successful and giving at the same time.