Submissions to the inaugural Milstein Meme Competition opened on Friday 28th, 2017. This cultural event gets sponsored by the pro-Israeli organization, the Adam, and Gila Milstein Family Foundation. Participants with the most popular pro-Jewish themed memes, videos, images, and hashtags stand to walk away with cash prizes amounting up to $2,000. The contest is an excellent opportunity for meme creators to showcase their talent to a global platform while also having tons of laughs.
Meet the Connoisseur Panelists
The Milstein Meme competition panel comprises of ‘connoisseurs of the meme universe’, according to Adam Milstein. There are six judges on the panel. These high schoolers and college kids have cult-like online following for their A+ meme game.
Rules of the meme contest
- Participants have until the 3rd of Aug 2017 to forward their submissions
- Facebook voting officially begins at 5 a.m EST on the 3rd of August 2017
- Voting officially closes at midnight EST on August 14th, 2017
- Each participant is only allowed to present a total of five memes
- The memes with the most Facebook reacts (likes, shares, love, wow, angry, and funny) wins the competition
Announcing the Winners
The six meme-savvy judges then get to select their favorite memes from the most popular items on Facebook. The competition has announced there shall be one overall winner, two second-position winners, five third-place winners plus ten runners-up finalists. The finalists of the Milstein meme competition will be announced on the 17th of August 2017.
Meet Adam Milstein
Adam Milstein resides with the wife, Gila in Encino, California where he’s also an active community leader. Mr. Milstein is the Principal Managing Partner at the VC firm, Hager Pacific Properties. At Hager Pacific, Adam’s tasked with managing the company’s properties, core strategizing and finances.
Milstein once served as a soldier in the IDF. Then, he enrolled at the Technion Business Institute in Israel. Later, the philanthropist Adam Milstein immigrated to the USA for further studies. The former soldier went on to pursue an MBA from the University of South Carolina graduating in 1981. Remember to check out Adam Milstein’s official website to learn more about his noble cause.