Adam Milstein was recognized as one of the top 50 most influential individuals in the Jewish community who have created an impact in the society and the world as a whole over the last year. These people must also have the potential of effecting the change in the coming years. Out of position 50 on the list, Milstein was given the 39th place. He received this for his leadership as a co-owner and chairperson of the Israel-American council. His work as a philanthropist, activist and a leader in several other prominent Jewish unions such as StandWithUs, the Israel on Campus Coalition, Hasbara Fellowship, Birthright Israel, and Stand By Me also contributed a lot for him to be recognized.
The list also included prominent political leaders such as:
• Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister
• Charles Schumer, U.S. Senator
• Supreme Court judges Ruth Bader and Elena Kagen
• Humanitarians like, Mathew Bronfman, Haim Saban, Ron Lauder, Lynn Schusterman and Sheldon Adelson
• Jewish leaders such as Nathan Sharansky and Malcolm Hoenlein
• Entertainers like Gal Gadot and Sarah Silverman
Milstein expressed his gratitude explaining how he is humbled and honored to be chosen by the Jerusalem post to feature in the list that was previously dominated by remarkable leaders of Jewish people. He adds that he is also grateful to his wife and other many organizations that have the privilege to collaborate with him to make a change in the Jewish people. The award served as a testament to the historic achievements of the Israel-American society in the recent years.
The mission of the Milstein family foundation is to strengthen the Jewish nationalities and the homeland which is the State of Israel. They achieve this by taking part in philanthropy, financing developments with an eye to their life-path impact, and looking to create co-operation between organizations. The Milstein family foundation strives to protect and strengthen the Jewish people and their nation by igniting Jewish pride in the subsequent generations. They do this by offering pro-Israel Americans with the knowledge and skills to advocate for their country.
About Adam Milstein
Adam Milstein is a philanthropist, real estate investor and a partner of Hager Pacific Properties who originates from Israel. Together with his wife Gila, they established the Adam and Gila Milstein family foundation in 2000.