Being featured as an influential person in a magazine or news outlet is no mean feat. You must have made a telling contribution to the society to be considered a candidate. As reported in BusinessWire, in the first week of October, Adam Milstein was ranked No.39 among prominent Jewish figures who impacted the globe over the past 12 months. Their contributions are seen and predicted to have the potential to change lives for years to come.
Adam Milstein’s work as an activist and a philanthropist has impacted many people and changed their lives. As a result, Adam has been hailed by many people for his efforts of actively effecting change in the community. He has contributed to organizations such as the Israel on Campus Coalition, StandWithUs, Birthright Israel, Hasbara Fellowship, AIPAC National Council and Stand by Me.
Upon being selected, Adam Milstein expressed his delight and declared his selection among other prominent Jewish leaders as a humbling experience. He acknowledged his wife’s role as a partner and the organizations he partnered with for coming together to make a difference.
Among the list of the top 50, most influential Jews are political leaders such as the US Senator Charles Schumer and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Supreme Court Justices, Elena Kagan and Ruth Ginsburg. Entertainers such as Sarah Silverman and Gal Gadot. Jewish leaders such as Natan Sharansky and Malcolm Hoenlein and philanthropists such as Sheldon Adelson, Haim Saban, and Ron Lauder among others.
About Adam Milstein
Adam is a real estate investor and a philanthropist from Israel. He is an Israeli-American having arrived in the US in 1981 and completing his MBA at USC. He ventured into real estate after his education and now serves as a managing at Hager Pacific Properties, a commercial real estate firm. In 2000, he founded Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation in collaboration with his wife.
He is a Co-Founder of the Israeli-American Council where he also serves as the national chairman. Adam also sits on the boards of several Pro-Israeli organizations such as Jewish Funders Network, Hasbara Fellowships, and AISH Los Angeles among others. Together with Gila, his wife band partner they founded Sifriyat Pijama B’America, an organization that provides free literacy materials to Jewish families in America.