Adam Milstein was recently named the 187th most influential philanthropists in the world by Rictopia, a London-based publication. He made a list of 200 that was put out by the organization. Adam is the Chairman of the Israeli-American Council, as well as one of its co-founders. Milstein is involved in other Jewish organizations as well, like StandWithUs, Israel on Campus and Hasbara Fellowships.
Other names on the Rictopia list of philanthropists include Elon Musk, Warren Buffet, Eric Trump and more. Adam, through the Milstein Family Foundation has as its goal to strengthen the Jewish community in the U.S. and around the world, as well as promote the State of Israel. The foundation works to educate the next generation to carry on fundamental Jewish traditions and beliefs.
Adam promotes active philanthropy, giving not only financially, but of his time and efforts as well. He supports agencies that take a life span approach to helping others, following most throughout various states of their lives. Adam, with his wife Gila, co-founded Sifriyat Pijama B’America, which provides free books, teaching Jewish values to over 15,000 Israeli-Jewish-American families in the U.S.
Adam served with the Israeli Defense Forces during the Yom Kippur War. After his military service, he attended and graduated from the Technion. In 1991, he moved to the United States, He received an MBA from the University of Southern California. Upon completion, he started his career in commercial real estate. Currently, Adam is a managing partner at Hager Pacific Properties. They own and manage a number of real estate properties. Adam lives with his wife Gila and their three children in Encino, California.
If you are really concerned about taking an eco-conscious vacation, you can start by not taking a gas-guzzling vehicle, plastic water bottles, or constantly using the air conditioner at the hotel. There are actually hotels, tour companies, and travel destinations out there who are specifically focused on eco-consciousness and will enable you to do even more than that. These are countries and organizations who are dedicated benefitting their local natural resources. There are several great travel countries and organizations with a strong eco-conscious bent throughout the world. We note three of them here.
Kenya is currently one of the top international leaders in ecotourism. It helps that it is also a world-class vacation destination, giving you close encounters with exotic animals and the local Maasai tribe at the Maasai Mara National Reserve. Take your family on a top quality African safari while at the same time knowing that you will be doing so in the most eco-friendly way possible. Learn more: http://wildark.com/journal/
The country of Bhutan is the world’s first carbon-negative one. This is just one of its many initiatives to change the world for the better and has resulted in it being a true inspiration for countries all over the world. The funds received from the tourism of the countries breathtaking temples and monasteries largely goes to economic and conservation efforts by the company.
It is not just countries. There are travel conservation organizations. One of the leading of this kind in the world is WildArk, an organization dedicated to protecting the world’s biodiversity and enabling travels to reconnect to nature. Its primary objective is global in scope. It seeks to protect the biodiversity of endangered areas throughout the world. While doing so, they help the world’s human citizens experience and enjoy all that nature and wildlife have to offer.
WildArk was founded by Mark and Sophie Hutchinson, who together with their expert team work to preserve the world’s biodiversity so that future generations may enjoy it. Learn more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/2017/03/25/the-last-21-km-of-fenceline-between-david-pocock-and-his-wildest_a_21884731/