The oldest shliach in the world, Rabbi Edelman and his wife are the Shluchim to Springfield, Massachusetts. Their main project was opening the Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy Day School, which he has been running for over 60 years
Rabbi Edelman is also the grandfather of Levi Deitsch, the young shliach who lost his life to Cancer at a young age. Rabbi Edelman was a source of comfort to the family and provided much chizuk (encouragement). Rabbi Edelman is renowned for his insightful talks on education.