The Jerusalem Post has ranked Adam Milstein position 39 out of the 50 most influential Jews in 2016. The newspaper publishes its news in English and French. The recognition is based on the impact that people have made over the past year and their potential to bring change in future. Milstein’s leadership role as the co-founder and chairman of Israeli-American Council (IAC) guaranteed him the recognition. His successful leadership role in many notable Jewish organizations is unrivaled. Adam’s philanthropic activities and activism are influential. Some of the organizations that Adam is leading include Stand With Us, Stand By Me and AIPAC National Council, Hasbara fellowships and Birthright in Israel.
Alongside Adam’s name were other famous people, including Benjamin Netanyahu, Charles Schumer, the Supreme Court justices Elena Kagana & Ruth Bader, and Jewish leaders, Malcolm Hoenlein and Natan Sharansky. In the list were names of philanthropists and entertainers such as Haim Saba, Sheldon Adelson, Sarah Silverman and Gal Gadot. While appreciating the recognition by the Jerusalem Post, Adam Milstein said he was honored to be named alongside great people in the Jewish community. He gave credit to his wife and the IAC, in addition to other organizations that he partnered with in the past. This award is a regarded as a milestone in the accomplishments made by the IAC community.
Adam Milstein is a real estate investor, a managing partner at Hager Pacific Properties and an active philanthropist who was born in Haifa, Israel. He joined the Defense Forces of Israel in 1971. Later, he enrolled at Technion College where he graduated with a B.S. in business and economics. His career started while in college. He helped his father expand his real estate business. Later, Adam enrolled at the University of Southern California after moving to the U.S. Here, he pursued his Masters in Business Administration
In 2000, the philanthropist established Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation. Its mission is to safeguard the interests of the Jewish community and the Jewish state by imparting knowledge to the next generation to help them support the Israeli State and the significant U.S. – Israeli Alliance. In opposing boycott, divestment and sanctions, Adam Milstein has written many pieces explaining the effects of the movement towards the Israel and the Western nations. This information was originally mentioned on Wikipedia as explicated in the following link Wikipedia Adam Milstein