London-based publication Richtopia together with social media ranking system, Rise named Adam Milstein as number 187 out of The 200 most influential Do-Gooders in the World. The ranking was based on top philanthropists and social entrepreneurs on social media. Adam has a significant Facebook and Twitter accounts’ influence on philanthropy. The list of the Do-Gooders in the World included other philanthropists such as Eric Trump, Mark Zuckerberg, Oprah Winfrey, Michelle Obama, Melinda Gates, Hillary Clinton, Magic Johnson, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Ashton Kutcher, Elon Musk and Arianna Huffington. Adam Milstein stated that his philanthropic work is one of the most essential and gratifying parts of his life.
Adam runs the Milstein Foundation whose mission is to safeguard and strengthen the Jews and their homeland, Israel. In 2000, he, together with his wife Gila founded this organization where they provide charitable as well as humanitarian services. The foundation also provides knowledge and expertise to pro-Israel Americans so that they can advocate for their state. It strengthens the Jewish people by financing projects with a perceptiveness to their life-path impact, searching to build cooperation with other organizations and embracing the principles of active philanthropy. Other philanthropic services Adam offers include partnership development, pro-Israel advocacy, consulting and fundraising in support of programs in areas of Jewish continuity and education.
AdamMilstein co-founded the Israeli-American Council (IAC) and is the chairman of its national expansion. He is also a leader in several Jewish organizations such as Hasbara Fellowships, Birthright Israel, StandWithUs, Jewish Funders Network, AIPAC and the Israel on Campus Coalition. Together with his wife Gila, they are co-founders of Sifriyat Pijama B’America, which offers free Hebrew books each month teaching Jewish values to over 70 Israeli-Jewish-American families that are in the US.
Besides philanthropy, Adam is a successful businessman who has invested in real estate. He is a managing partner of Hager Pacific Properties in charge of overseeing the accounting, disposition, and financing of the firm. Adam Milstein has a degree in business and economics from Technion and a Master of Business Administration from the University of California.