Adam Milstein is a proud Israeli-American. Born in Haifu, Israel, a young Adam Milstein served the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) into which he was drafted in 1971. In 1993 ,while in service of the IDF, he fought in the Yom Kippur War. He later studied at Technion, Israel institute of Technology, from which he graduated with 1978, with a Bachelor degree in business and economics. In 1981 Adam Milstein moved to the United States and later earned a MBA from the University of Southern California (USC).
Managing partner of Hager Pacific Properties, Adam Milstein is also co founder of Israeli-American Council (IAC), which is a non-profit organization, focused on the preservation and strengthening of Israeli and Jewish culture and heritage for future generations. Adam Milstein is a philanthropist, who gives support to numerous educational projects through the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation. The foundation which was named after Milstein and his wife, was founded in 2000.
In his thrust to educate young professionals about their Jewish roots, Milstein frequently has authored and had published, several articles on The Jerusalem Post. Through this medium, he has used his writing as a platform to draw attention to issues affecting the stability of Israel, anti-semitism and Jewish pride and other related issues.
His recent article titled, “Why Americans are celebrating Israel’s 70th”, published on May 9, 2018, highlights Milstein’s pride in Israel’s accomplishments over the pass seven decades. He hailed the United States consistent role in Israel’s successes and most recently, President Donald Trump’s move to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and relocating the embassy there.Milstein not only applauded the successes of Israel and the Jewish people, but he carefully traced the shared values between America and Israel. Notably, religious freedom and tolerance. He opined, the American dream is similar to the Zionist dream, taking time to chronicle, pass challenges of both countries and present partnerships.