Adler grew up in Haddonfield. His father owned a dry cleaning there. When he suffered a series of heart attacks - Adler visited at that time still the junior high school - and consequently had to struggle due to lack of health insurance with high medical costs, he had to, also because of his poor health, to give up his business. Died in 1976 and father eagle. He and his mother were now living on benefits for widows and children.
He later studied at Harvard College at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The study of He financed through social security payments, scholarships, student loans and summer jobs. In 1981, he received his Bachelor of Arts ( BA) and continued his studies at the Law School of the University, where he received his Juris Doctor in 1984. Adler, who had married a fellow student, moved to Cherry Hill and was working as a lawyer.
In 1987 he was elected to the Cherry Hill Town Council and was part of this until 1991. In 1991 he ran for a seat in the New Jersey Senate. In the Senate elections succeeded here as the only eagle to oust a Republican incumbent. Adler was now working for the next 17 years, until 2008, when Senator. After he had in 1990 unsuccessfully running for a seat in the House of Representatives of the United States, he entered 2008 again and this time was elected to the 111th Congress. There he took from 3 January 2009 to January 3, 2011 the State of New Jersey. In the 2010 elections for the 112th Congress, however, he could not defend his seat and was defeated by Republican Jon Runyan. After retiring from Congress eagle was working as a lawyer and began in March 2011 at the law firm Grennberg to work Sorry.
Adler was married, had four sons and his family lived in Cherry Hill. He died on April 4, 2011 in Philadelphia. Back in March, he had to undergo heart surgery as a result of endocarditis.