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Adam Milstein focus on Jewish identity

Adam Milstein is an American Israeli living in the United States. He came to the United States in 1981. He is a Jew who has never stopped supporting his country despite moving to a new county. Challenges that his native country faces are still a concern for him. He is spending a lot of money supporting initiatives which are supposed to protect the Jewish identity. Despite living in the United States, he is still focusing on doing the right things about his country. Also, the challenge that the Jews face is not only about the Jews living in Israel but all Jew in all corners of the world. When it comes to dealing with these challenges, the whole community needs to come together and deal with issues that affect them.

Adam Milstein has initiated the efforts from the United States. He has created organizations that will push for the Jewish agenda, top on his priorities list is the unity of the Jews. For the Jews to fight the problems they face, they must first deal with their identity. All Jews need to be proud of who they are. Once they identify with the Jewish identity, they will go an extra step of fighting off anyone who is trying to discriminate against them.

Adam Milstein has an organization known as the Adam Milstein Family Foundation. This foundation was started so that it could help deal with the challenges that face the community, especially with their identity. The organization is a philanthropic foundation which is interested in helping the Jews living in the U.S learn their language, their history, and their values. These are the factors which will bring out the Jewish identity in them. Unless the community is able to train the young Jews about who they are and how they should treat the forms of discrimination they face, there will always be a problem. Adam Milstein encourages the young people to go out in schools and spread the Jewish culture and values. Through such efforts, the community will be able to combat some of the challenges that they face. Adam Milstein is all about protection of the Jewish identity, and he hopes he will accomplish this mission.

Marco Antonio Marques da Silva Receives PUC Honors

Marco Antonio Marques da Silva was honored by PUC-São Paulo pertaining to his position as State Court of Appeals Judge on April 1st. One of the new auditoriums at the Perdizes Campus took on the namesake of the magistrate, also a current professor at the institution for Criminal Law.


The ceremony began with Dirceu de Mello presiding, who praised Marco’s services and talents by stating that he is, “always ready to help with everything.” Dirceu continued that the judge helped oversee the construction of the new auditoriums and that the honor fit.


Ricardo Sayeg spoke about the career of Marco Antono Marques da Silva. Born in the city of Itapetininga in 1958; decided by age 15 to study Law. He started law studies at PUC in 1977 and graduated in 1981. Marco also pursued degrees for specialization, masters, doctorate and teaching at Pontifical Catholic University. In 2005, Marco’s postdoctoral fellowship was at the Faculty of Law of Coimbra. In 1982, he was already teaching at PUC, earning his tenure in 2003. Marco joined the State Judiciary in 1983 and was promoted to substitute judge and then became Court of Appeals Judge in 2007. Marco wrote 40 articles and 13 books including: “Luso-Brazilian Treaty on Human Dignity”, which he edited with the European Constitutional Law Professor Jorge Miranda, with entries by European and Brazilian jurists. Sayeg continued, “He fills us with pride and satisfaction, unanimously recognized by his fellow professors and students as one of our esteemed and most prominent teachers, and as a good man, honest, zealous and loyal… Long live! Here at PUC, you are immortal.”


In an emotional speech, Marco thanked everyone present. “I am aware that nothing in life is accomplished alone and therefore I am a man who values family, friends, education, justice and especially God.” He finished by saying,”I keep my restless spirit longing for change. Change that ensures human dignity is not just a figure of speech, rather makes it real and available to all our fellow human beings, without distinction of race, sex, age, or social, economic, or political status“.