Adam Milstein was born and raised in Israel. However, he moved to America in 1981. By that time, he had a wife and children. In 1983, he earned an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles. Prior to attending the University of California, Los Angeles, Adam Milstein earned a Bachelor’s degree from Technion—Israel Institute of Technology. His degree was a Bachelor’s of Science of Industrial and Business Management. He started off as a sales agent at Hager Pacific Realities and eventually became a managing partner.
Adam Milstein is also very much concerned in the conversation about how there is currently a brain drain going on in Israel. Many younger people who are highly educated are leaving Israel for the United States. This is due to the fact that many young Israelis feel that there is little to no economic opportunity in Israel. Very recently, Tel Aviv ranked as being number nine on the list of the world’s most expensive cities. The city had shot all the way up the list from five years ago, when it was the thirty-fourth most expensive city. To put things into perspective, Tel Aviv is more expensive than New York and Los Angeles. This is pretty shocking, considering how expensive New York and Los Angeles are known to be. Despite the fact that people in America who are non-Israeli are living from paycheck to paycheck and going through all sorts of hoops to live in big American cities, these places are easy pickings for young Israelis who are educated.
Los Angeles and New York are hot-spots for Israeli immigrants. So, it makes sense that a Los Angeles publication, LA News Watch, should take concern about the topic of anti-Semitism. In one of their articles, they spoke about how anti-Semitism is a problem. It comes in many forms—everything from very loud, blatant and mean insults and violence to more passive forms. Even making a distasteful or dark joke can be considered anti-Semitic. Adam Milstein is on top of this topic and speaks up about it frequently.