Adam Milstein is an Israel native who moved to the US in 1981. He is the national chairperson and co-founder of the Israel-American Council. Adam is also a board member of several firms such as Jewish Funders Network, Campus Coalition, AISH Los Angeles, and StandWithUs. Adam Milstein is married to Gila Milstein. The couple has established Sifriyar Pijam B’America, a firm that offers free books in Hebrew on a monthly basis. The books teach Jewish values to over 15,000Israel-Jewish-American families living in the US.
Milstein noted that one habit that makes him more productive as an investor and entrepreneur is persistence, follow-up, and consistency during an interview with ideamensch. Milstein also noted that he has never had a bad job because he enjoys working. When asked about what he could do differently if given a chance to start again, Adam said that he believes he has made all the right choices in his life, so he doesn’t have any regrets.
Adam noted that it is essential to understand the matter in question yourself rather than relying on other people. He recommends that entrepreneurs should be part of the solution by comprehending the issue and contemplating about it. Adam notes that he does not rely on other people because he needs first to understand the problem to get the solution and be part of executing the solution. Adam said that one strategy that has helped him to grow is business is not setting specific goals. He said that setting particular goals limits him. Adam further notes that he is self-driven and works as hard as he can without paying attention to criticism. He said that it takes a few years to make money in the real estate sectors; therefore, he advises real estate investors not to pay attention to people who tell them that they are being abused and used.
Adam lives in Encino with his family. He has three daughters and three grandchildren. The Milstein Family Foundation supports several pro-Israel organizations such as Hillel, Hasbara Fellowships, Christians United for Israel, and the America Israel Foundation. Adam is also a community leader. He graduated from Technion in 1978.