Sudden Petirah of Reb Kalman Adams Z”L

candle‎We regret to inform you of the sudden Petirah or Reb Kalman Adams Z”L. Reb Kalman Z”L, about 65, was learning in a BMG Bais Medrash on Motzei Shabbos when he suddenly collapsed, going into Cardiac Arrest.‎

Reb Kalman was known throughout Lakewood as ‎a fixture of Torah.

He leaves behind a large family K”H, as well as his mother who resides in Eretz Yisroel.

The Levaya will tentatively be taking place at 2 PM at BMG.

Baruch Dayan Ha’emes.‎

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30 COMMENTS

  1. BDE

    A special talmid chochom who was one unique person to uphold Lakewood with his torah & tzidkis.

    may we all learn from his ways & do teshuva so no more tzaros like this should happen chas v’shalom

    May his neshama have an aliya

  2. Everyone who met him just loved him!! He was full of life!!! N always had a positive word to say!!! He is being missed already!! N there are tons that call him ABBA!!!!! HSHM PLEASE HELP US OUT OF THIS GALUS!!! When oh when,when will this galus end!galus end???!!!!

  3. Baruch Dayan HaEmes…
    R’ Kalmen was a true ovaid HaShem. He personified Chazal’s dictum; Eizehu ashir, hasameach bichelko. R’ Kalmen was ALWAYS happy. And his happiness was contagious. I will sorely miss him; as will everyone else who knew him.
    T. N. T. B. H.

  4. Remember R’ Kalman from the condos.
    What a love for a shtickel Torah. His singing by Shalosh Sudos and his Tkias Shofer. His dancing on Simchas Torah. Wow. Talking about his Sedorim on Pesach.
    Who can forget R Eller and R Aron Chase from the condos.They mutually loved and respected R Kalmon.
    R Kalmon had such a love for all with his smile & zest for life.
    His positive influence on me growing up surely remains remains a part of me.
    R Kalman tzl
    BDE

  5. What a tzaddik. He used to sit in the Oitzer in BMG till 4:00 am, every night. He know gematas all oer shas, cold. He was so proud of his family & his Pesach sedarim. He used to tell me over a shtickel torah from his kids all the time. And he used to tell me how his Pesach seder finished by Neitz. What a man.

  6. As a lakewood boy i can never forget Reb Kalmon he was a fixture in the old otzer hasefrem in bmg he was there every night learning to the wee hours of the morning He was someone that inspired hundreds of boys to see a man after a hard day of work to come to yeshiva and lean and learn with such a geshmack!!!!
    He will be sorely missed!!!

  7. He was definitely something special.
    Children – sons – r’ Avraham Yosef, Naftali, Tzvi Hersh, Chaim Dovid, Shimon, Yaakov Zev, daughters – goldberger, Tudor, Zaretzky (or something like that), 2 single daughters

    mother – mrs. Mildred Bresler

    May Hashem give the whole family a nechama

  8. We will miss his ahavas torah..his simchas hachayim that he had..and that smile..no matter what..his ziss gishmakeit…
    what an aveido for lkwd and klall yisroel

  9. Rav Kalman, zt”l, would always have a chidush on his mind from the Torah he amassed, a smile from his simchas HaTorah which he could not repress and a heart full of chesed which yearned to share his beautiful Torah with anyone, young and old, explaining and repeating it over and over again for as long as one would want to understand it more clearly. I can picture him now and will remember him and what he proudly stood for. Kavod haTorah, middos and simchas hachaim. Thank you Rav Kalman for all of the Torah you imparted to all of us, the example you set for all who knew of you and the exceptional warmth and kedushah you emanated to all who were zocheh to come in contact with you. May you continue to go m’chayil l’chayil and be a malitz yosher to your family and the generation at large. Tzatzachem b’shalom. Avraham Yehoshua Katz

  10. Although a distant cousin, Kalman always jumped at the opportunity to invite me and my family into his home and to all simchas. He truly loved Hashems Torah and instilled that llove in his children and everyone he met. He will be missed by many.

  11. Reb Kalman was an Ahava Rabbah. Ahavas HaShem, Ahavas HaTorah, Ahavas HaBrios, and everyone felt the same way about him. He was such a tayara neshomoh. Miyuchod b’doro. What a loss!

  12. was by his house for nichum aveilim…the home screams out love of Hashem, love of Torah from every corner…a zechus to be in the mikdash me’at he built….a makom of true hashroas hashechina…yehi zichro baruch!

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