Starting this Friday at 6 AM the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation will start taking pro-Israel memes as part of the competition they started for the benefit of Israel. The foundation is giving thousands of meme creators to display their talent for the Israeli cause and a chance to win a cash prize along with it. Memes have become culturally an important theme for millions of younger generation people. The memes are based on the image macro format which includes hashtags, videos, pictures that end going viral on social media.
Adam Milstein the creator of this campaign believes it will be a fun and humorous way for people to show their support for Israel. The panel of judges are experts in the art of meme creation and many of the contestants are college and high school age. Each competitor who enters the competition will have a chance to submit as many as five memes. The voting process to find the best ones will be done in a public process based on reactions on Facebook. This process will start on 3rd of August at 5 AM Eastern Standard Time and will end on Aug 14th at midnight. Cash prizes will be given to one first place winner, two second place winners, five third place winners and 10 runner ups.
Adam Milstein is a managing partner with Hager Pacific Properties and he is in charge of the companies financing, property management, and disposition. He is a native Israeli who has served in the Israeli military and is also a veteran of the Yom Kippur War. He got his undergraduate degree from Technion University in 1978 and an MBA from the University of Southern California in 1981.
Mr. Milstein is considered as a community leader and has been an active philanthropist for Israeli causes. He along with his wife Gila, set up the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation for this purpose. And they support many organizations through this foundation that help Israel and its people.