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Avaaz is online website that is based in the united states. The site was funded in January 2007, the Avaaz site promotes global activism topics. Topics like climate change, human rights animal rights, corruption poverty and conflict. A UK newspaper called “The Guardian” calls the site the globes largest and most powerful online activist network.

The president and CEO of the site Avaaz is Ricken Patel.Ricken Patel studied politics, philosophy,economics at Blliol Collage he also studied at Oxford University. Ricken Patel also earned a master’s degree from Harvard University in Public Policy. He has been employed by the international crisis group around the world.

Since the year of 2009 Azaaz has not been taking any donations from foundations or corporations neither has Azaaz accepted payments of more than 5,000.00. Azaaz relies on the willingness of its individual members for help and support. Together they ave now raised over twenty million dollars. Before 2009 a few foundations have funded Azaaz as a start up company.

The meaning of Azaaz means “voice” , a voice for the people, a voice for our country, a voice for freedom and help. Azaaz encourages and empowers millions and millions of people from all walks of life. Does not matter and the age or nationality Azaaz will continue to empower the people to take action on global and national problems. The Azaaz community campaigns are in 15 different languages. It is being served by a strong team on six continents and many volunteers to help.

The Azaaz team takes action by going out and getting signatures for petitions, funding various media campaigns, emailing and even calling governments and putting together offline protests and events. They do all this to make sure that the views and values of the nation’s people inform all the decisions that affect us today.

From humble beginnings to a renowned writer, Adam Milstein is an Israel- American born in Haifa, Israel. As a requirement, he joined the Israel Defense Force, which actively made him be of service to Israel in the year 1971. And this would act as affirm stepping stone for his future.


It is at this point that Adam Milstein got the opportunity to work as a managing partner at Hagar Pacific Properties. The urge to make a difference made him desire to leave a legacy behind which has a permanent positive impact on people. Through conversations with friend and personal convictions, he thought of being a philanthropist as a solution to his urge to make a difference. As a result, Adam Milstein and his wife Gila formed a foundation namely Adam and Gila Milstein Foundation which aims to make a difference to young people with the Jewish root. It assists in financial and moral support primarily through education and entrepreneurship. He being a writer only supports his work to ensure the strengthening of the Jewish people.


The Times of Israel is an online newspaper that was founded in 2012 to write things related to the Jewish community. The founder and David Horowitz, a journalist and editor, aimed to inform and create a platform for people to connect and contribute. Adam Milstein joined the team of bloggers in the newspaper to make the Jewish community feel at home and be informed at the same time. It also created a channel for him to be expressive in words.

This is evident in his latest article, “Diaspora Jews will rise to meet our challenges with Israel at our hearts”, where he talks of current issues facing Israel and how the people who are passionate of their Jewish culture will shape Israel even though currently they are in Diaspora.