Adam Milstein is an active philanthropist and pro-Israel activist who has a heart for strengthening the relationship between the Jewish and American populations. He is also dedicated to educating the next generation of Jews in the U.S., as he was born in Israel and lived there for over 20 years.
In 2000, both Adam founded the Milstein Family Foundation or MFF, and over the past 16 years, Adam and his wife Gila have also founded Sifriyat Pijama B’America. This organization offers free books and literature in Hebrew to the more than 15,000 Israeli-Jewish-Americans residing in the U.S. He focuses on teaching Jewish values and heritage.
Milstein is also very active in the Jewish community, and he now sits on the Board of seven philanthropic organizations, including the Israel on Campus Coalition, Hasbara Fellowships, Jewish Funders Network, StandWithUs, AISH Los Angeles, AIPAC National Council and the Los Angeles Board of Birthright Israel. Adam is dedicated to the Jewish nation and their relationship with America, and he devotes his time, energy and funds to this cause.
Philanthropy and a Desire to Help Others
Mr. Milstein is committed to restoring and renewing the pride in the Jewish-Americans. The MFF is very successful, and Milstein defines the role of philanthropy within the Foundation in three points:
1) Active Philanthropy – is the MFF team becoming actively involved with funds, time and resources.
2) Life Path Impact – providing the benefits of Jewish education from young students to adults.
3) Philanthropic Synergy – connects the resources between the groups that are built under MFF. Combined efforts are greater than the individual effects.
Adam was born and raised in Hoffa, Israel. He served in the Israeli Army during the Yom Kippur War and married his wife Gila in 1974. He attended the Technion, Israeli Technical College graduated in 1978 with a Bachelors degree in Business and Economics. In 1981, he moved to California and now lives with his family in Encino.
Adam continued his education at the University of South California and graduated in 1983 with a Master’s degree in Business Administration. Milstein is totally prepared to lead the MFF as a recognized leader in the community.