Real estate investor, philanthropist, and founder of the Israeli-American Council, Adam Milstein, recently participated in a Q&A session, where he discussed a number of circumstances surrounding his career, as well as the processes that keep him productive. Adam Milstein was born in the State of Israel. He attended the Technion, graduating in 1978, and he is also a veteran of the Yom Kippur War. Today, Mr. Milstein serves as the chairman of the board for the Israeli-American Council, and since its inception in 2007, he has helped the organization to become one of the fastest growing of its kind in the United States. In helping to co-found the Israeli-American Council, Adam Milstein and his team aim to build a unified Jewish community, while also strengthening the ties between the United States and the State of Israel. Although his primary career focus is in real estate, he has always maintained strong ties with the Jewish community, and through the need for a more unified collective, the Israeli-American Council was born.
In working at the Israeli-American Council, Adam Milstein gets the opportunity to fulfill one of his passions – working with the future generations in an effort to further their mission. Although Mr. Milstein is cognizant of the growing presence of antisemitism, the time he’s spent with the youth, he is assured of their potential by their enthusiasm. In order to ensure that each day is spent in a productive manner, Adam Milstein always begins with a prayer, feeling that establishing this connection with God, helps to bring about a necessary balance. This also helps to remind him of his purpose, which, in his estimation, is to help strengthen, bringing about a greater semblance of solidarity. This passion creates, in him, a continuous drive that allows his ventures to remain fruitful.
Throughout Adam Milstein’s career, he has learned a number of valuable lessons, but according to him, knowledge of one’s history ranks at the top of the list. In his estimation, there is a necessity for the defense of Jewish culture and tradition, and in order to preserve these practices, they must be taught and kept by the youth.