Dr. Shafik Sachedina: Humanitarian And Visionary

Dr. Shafik Sachedina was born in the city of Dar-es-Salam, Tanzania, in the year 1950. He studied dentistry at Guy’s Hospital Medical and Dental School, University of London and graduated as a dental surgeon in 1975. For many years, Dr. Shafik Sachedina practiced dentistry in the United Kingdom.

Dr. Shafik Sachedina has developed and grown business interests in the health-care sector to include Sussex Health Care which started with just one building. This building was made into a home for the elderly in 1985. At Sussex Health Care, Dr. Shafik Sachedina is joint co-chairman of the the board with Mr. Shiraz Boghani. He has led and expanded Sussex Health Care to over 20 exceptional homes, in locations across Sussex. This health care system provides specialized, high quality care which includes care for the elderly and diseases associated with aging, 24 hour nursing care for those with medical needs, as well as care for people with learning and/or physical disabilities. The staff are skilled and provide a range of services to include physio-therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy and hydrotherapy. Sussex Health Care received hospitality and business management awards which are recognized both nationally and internationally for its service and comes highly accredited through the Hospitality Assured accreditation.

Other institutions and communities Dr. Shafik Sachedina is involved with are not only located in the United Kingdom but in France and across Central Asia. Dr. Shafik Sachedina is the Head of Department of Jamati Institutions in Aiglemont, France. Dr. Sachedina is responsible for the coordination of all the programs and activities associated with the Ismaili institutions across sixteen areas. He also coordinates the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) Programs across the Ismaili communities in Central Asia. He was President of the Ismaili Council for the United Kingdom for two terms. He also chaired the FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance International Co-Ordinating Committee. Dr. Sachedina has long standing service in a voluntary capacity modeling this tradition in the Ismaili community.

The Isamaili Muslims are from the Shia sect and come from twenty five countries across the globe. This makes for an ethnic and culturally diverse group of communities. The communities allegiance is to His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan, revered as Mawlana Hazar Imam, the 49th spiritual leader and descendant of Prophet Muhammed. Dr. Shafik Sachedina is a humanitarian, businessman and volunteers on multiple organizations.

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PHILANTHROPIST AND ACTIVIST, ADAM MILSTEIN

Adam Milstein is a real estate investor of Israeli-America descent. He also is a managing partner at Hager Pacific Properties which makes him responsible for the firm’s financial matters. Aside from that, he serves in a number of organizations that have propelled his known character as a pro-Israel activist.

Adam Milstein co-founded the Israeli-American Council. This is an organization for Jews in America, where he was recently named National Chairman. Together with his wife, Gila, they built a foundation that sponsors students and young experts so that they are empowered to remain in their Jewish roots while learning about it so that they are in a position to advocate for it. In addition, both are co-founders of an organization that provides free Hebrew books on a monthly basis to Israeli-Jewish families in America. Adam Milstein is also proud to have a position on a number of boards all rooting for the welfare of the Jewish people in the States. Read more about Adam Milstein at Bloomberg.com.

Adam Milstein is known for his philanthropic ways. He creates partnerships and raises funds to promote Jewish education and any program that supports the good of the Jewish and Israeli people. He has had a prolific time working as an author on JNS; a platform he uses to share his beliefs.

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His recent article shines a light on the need for people to fight for their liberty and survival with zeal and strength. It is based on the story of the Maccabees- a Jewish rebel group that once lived in Israel. During their era, this land was controlled by Greek armies, and most Jews knew that their pathway to emancipation would be through the assimilation of this Greek culture. The Maccabees, who were determined to protect their identity, mastered all the determination and courage they had and trumped over the Greek to build themselves their nation on their land despite their fewer numbers and weaker weapons.

In light of this heroic story, Milstein came up with eight gifts that if shared in each Jewish family in the face of challenges, would ensure that the future of the oncoming generations is secured. He encouraged pride, courage, persistence, knowledge, innovation, belief in the impossible, brotherhood and passion so that a new chapter of the Jewish people is written. Visit JTA.org to know more about Adam Milstein.

Adam Milstein’s Philanthropic Contribution to the Jewish Community

Adam Milstein born in Haifa Israel is a real estate investor and a managing partner at the Hager Pacific Properties, a privately-owned real estate investment firm. He is an Israeli-American philanthropist who together with his wife Gila Milstein founded the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation in 2000. A foundation whose primary objective is to strengthen the relationship between the United States and the State of Israel as well as to protect the Jewish identity for future generations through sponsoring to educate the young students to identify with their Jewish roots.

Adam Milstein was named the National Chairman of the fastest growing Jewish nonprofit based in America, the Israeli-American Council. He is also a co-founder of this organisation whose primary objective is to strengthen and preserve the Jewish values and serves over 250,000 Israeli Jews in America. Adam and his wife Gila co-founded another non-profit called the Sifriyat Pijama B’America. This nonprofit offers free books every month written in Hebrew to over 70 families of Israeli Jews living in the USA.

Through his philanthropic contributions, Adam Milstein has positively influenced the Jewish community in both the US and in Israel. He has been named among twitter top 25 activists and in 2016; he made it to the top 100 People Positively Influencing the Jewish Lives. He joined Sheldon Adelson and Haim Saban, and together they created a successful event, attended by over 50 organisations to fight against hate groups spreading lies and fake rumours about the Jewish State on American college institutions.

Adam Milstein serves on the board of several organisations such as the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) National Council, Birthright Israel, StandWithUs, Hasbara Fellowships, Israel On Campus Coalition and the Jewish Founders Network. He recently launched a podcast presenting conversations and live talks with elected world leaders and officials, policymakers, artists, thinkers and artists who are on the forefront with a concern of issues in the Jewish community both in the United States as well as back in Israel. He has written numerous pieces giving his opinion about the Divestment and Sanctions BDS Movement and the threat it pauses on both the Jewish and the western community.