LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--This week, Adam Milstein was named one of the 200 Most Influential Do-Gooders in the World, as part of a list of leading philanthropists and social entrepreneurs on social media, by London-based publication Richtopia in coordination with a social media ranking system, Rise.
Milstein is No. 187 on the list based on his Twitter and Facebook accounts’ influence on the philanthropic world. He is the co-founder and Chairman of the Israeli-American Council (IAC), and a leader in many other prominent Jewish organizations, including StandWithUs, the Israel on Campus Coalition, Hasbara Fellowships, and AIPAC.
The list includes several other business leaders-turned-philanthropists like Warren Buffett, Elon Musk, Bill and Melinda Gates, Eric Trump, and Mark Zuckerberg; politicians like Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, and Michelle Obama, and other highly influential philanthropic public figures like J.K. Rowling, Oprah Winfrey, Arianna Huffington, Magic Johnson, Ashton Kutcher, Sean “Diddy” Combs, and Elton John.
“My philanthropic work is one of the most important and gratifying parts of my life, and I am honored to be included among so many leaders in this field,” Milstein said. “I am grateful to my wife Gila, to the IAC, and to the many organizations in the Jewish world that we are privileged to partner with to make a difference.”
The Milstein Family Foundation advances a mission built on two pillars: strengthening the Jewish people and their homeland, the State of Israel. “By embracing the principles of active philanthropy, funding projects with an eye to their life-path impact, and looking to build synergies between organizations, the Milstein Family Foundation will continue our work to strengthen the Jewish people and the State of Israel,” Milstein said.
About the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation: The Milstein Family Foundation works to safeguard and strengthen the Jewish People and the Jewish State by igniting Jewish pride in the next generation, providing pro-Israel Americans with knowledge and expertise to advocate for the State of Israel, and bolstering the critical U.S.-Israel alliance. Learn more at: http://milsteinff.org/.