In a recently concluded survey, Adam Milstein was mentioned as one of the most influential people in the world. This survey was conducted using Facebook and Twitter popularity, and Adam Milstein ranked as number 187. This survey was conducted by London based firms known as Rise and Richtopia. This is not the first time that Adam Milstein has been named as one of the most influential figures in philanthropy. He was previously named by the Jerusalem Post as one of the most influential Jewish Leaders. However, he ranked position 39 out of 50 for this interview.
His popularity comes from his involvement with many Jewish organizations around the world such as Hasbara Fellowships, Israeli-American Council and StandWithUs. Other institutions that make Adam Milstein a popular figure in the Jewish community include AIPAC, Israel on Campus Coalition and the Adam and Gila Family Foundation. As with the last organization, Adam Milstein established the organization with the help of his wife Gila Milstein 16 years ago. Gila Milstein is an immigrant just like Adam Milstein having moved to Israel from Morocco when she was six years old. As for Adam Milstein, he moved to the United States in the year 1981 to pursue an MBA program from the University of Southern California.
This list by Rise and Richtopia consisted of famous people like Magic Johnson, Arianna Huffington, J.K. Rowling, Oprah Winfrey, Ashton Kutcher and Elton John. Politicians who made this list included the likes of Michelle Obama, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton. This list would not have been complete without influential entrepreneurs such as Elon Musk, Warren Buffet, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Eric Trump just to mention a few. Adam Milstein said that he was honored for being included in this list and he said that philanthropy makes him the man he is today.
Long before he moved to the United States, Adam Milstein used to live in Haifa, Israel. In the year 1971, he joined the Israel Defense Forces and later fought for his country in the Yom Kippur War. Today, he is known as the proud owner of a company called Hager Pacific Properties alongside David Hager whom he met when he moved to the United States.