Rabbi Adam S. Feldman, 55

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Rabbi Adam S. Feldman, age 55, passed away suddenly and tragically, while traveling in Hawaii with his family on December 24, 2019. He was Senior Rabbi of The Jewish Center in Princeton.

Rabbi Feldman received his ordination from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York in 1999. His formal education included receiving a BA from Rutgers University in Hebraic Studies, as well as studying at the Hebrew University and Machon Schechter in Jerusalem. Among his prior positions, he was deeply involved in a wide range of youth and teen activities at Camp Ramah in the Poconos, Camp Ramah in the Berkshires and United Synagogue Youth (USY) and was Adult Program Director and Youth Community Director at the Highland Park Conservative Temple and Center.

Rabbi Feldman joined The Jewish Center in the summer of 2005 after serving for six years as Assistant and Associate Rabbi at Temple Beth Sholom in Roslyn Heights, NY. During his more than fourteen years as spiritual leader of The Jewish Center, the congregation made many significant advances. Rabbi Feldman devoted his passion for Judaism, love of teaching and innovative programming for the benefit of the congregation and community. He was widely respected by his clergy colleagues of all faiths in the greater Princeton area.

Rabbi Feldman is survived by his wife, Sara Bucholtz, their children Talia, Dena and Ilan Feldman, his parents Leonard and Nikki Feldman, and his sisters Lisa and Amy.

Funeral services were held December 29 at The Jewish Center with burial at Beth Israel Cemetery in Woodbridge, NJ.

The family has asked that memorial contributions be made to The Jewish Center, the Princeton Health Religious Ministries Department or Camp Ramah in the Poconos.

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Funeral arrangements are by Orland’s Ewing Memorial Chapel.