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Jewish Philanthropy Podcast

Mar 8, 2021

Adam Milstein

Topic: Ambition, Intensity & Resolve

Guest: Adam Milstein

Adam Milstein is a real estate investor, community leader, and active philanthropist. As the President of the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation, his philanthropic work is centered on strengthening the State of Israel and the Jewish People.

A native of Israel, Adam Milstein served in the IDF during the Yom Kippur War, and graduated from the Technion in 1978. Upon arriving in the US in 1981, he earned an MBA from USC and embarked on a career in commercial real estate in Southern California. He is a managing partner of Hager Pacific Properties, a private commercial real estate investment firm that owns and manages several million square feet of commercial and industrial real estate throughout the United States.

Adam Milstein is a co-founder of the Israeli-American Council – and sits on the boards of a number of organizations, including the AIPAC National CouncilStandWithUs, the Jewish Funders Network, and the Los Angeles Board of Birthright Israel. Adam and his wife Gila live in Encino, California. They have three children and three grandchildren.

In this wide ranging interview, we cover:

1. Fighting Anti-Semitism

2. Coming to America

3. No Risk/No Reward

4. Leaving a Legacy

5. Sheldon Adelson z'l

6. Cancel Culture

7. Diversified Philanthropy

8. A challenge to Orthodox Jewry

And so much more!