Earlier this month, Adam Milstein’s name was included in the list of the 200 most influential philanthropists worldwide. This was part of a list of social entrepreneurs and leading philanthropists on social networks. The list was generated by Richtopia, a publication based in London, in coordination with Rise, a social media grading system.
Milstein was ranked in number 187 based on the influence his Facebook and Twitter accounts command in the philanthropic world. Adam is the Chairman and co-initiator of the Israeli-American Council (IAC), as well as a leader in other high-flying Jewish organizations. These include; Hasbara Fellowships, AIPAC, StandWithUs and the Israel on Campus Coalition.
Other Influential Philanthropists in the List
A number of various business leaders cum philanthropists are also included in the list like Elon Musk, Warren Buffett, Eric Trump, Mark Zuckerberg and Bill and Melinda Gates. Politicians include Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Barack and Michelle Obama. Other influential public figures known for their philanthropy include Oprah Winfrey, Magic Johnson, J.K. Rowling, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Ashton Kutcher, Elton John and Arianna Huffington.
Adam’s Reaction to the Inclusion
Adam Milstein stated that he felt honored for having been included in the influential list that included notable world leaders. He added that his philanthropic works form part of the most gratifying and important parts of his life. He revealed that he was grateful to his wife Gila, IAC and the many Jewish world organizations that have partnered with them in order to make a difference. He described the Milstein Family Foundation as one whose mission is built on two important pillars: fortifying the Jewish people as well as their homeland, Israel. According to Milstein, the family foundation achieves its goals by embracing principles of funding projects that impact life positively, active philanthropy as well as building synergies among organizations. He affirmed that the foundation would still push on with its mission.
About Adam Milstein
Adam Milstein is an Israeli-American whose prominence springs up from his active philanthropy, community leadership and investment in the real estate sector. He went to the Technion School back in 1987. On arriving in the U.S. he enrolled at the USC where he earned his MBA. He ventured into real estate and is currently based at Hager Pacific Properties.