Lori Gilbert-Kaye

Age 60


Lori Gilbert-Kaye, 60, was killed in a shooting at the Chabad of Poway synagogue in Poway, California on Saturday, April 27. She is being hailed as a hero, who stepped in front of the shooter and took the bullets intended for her friend and spiritual leader, Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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What a brave, courageous soul. My condolences to the family. I am saddened by your loss. Please accept my expression of sympathy.

My thoughts and prayers are with Lori's family and friends. She was so brave, her final act was probably a testament to the kind of person she was. I hope that you can find comfort in God and rely on him during times of grief, as brought out in Psalms 94:19.

Though we didn't know her personally, we certainly are amazed as to what an extraordinary, self-sacrificing and wonderful person she was, a "Light In the Darkness," a role model of how all people should conduct themselves! May she rest in ETERNAL PEACE with G-D. Our most sincere condolences are hereby extended to her entire family. May our simple prayers serve to comfort you in your hour of grief.
Sincerely, The Tankel & Carroll Families.

my deepest sympathy to Lori's family and friends. may you find comfort in her sweet memory.

Courage is facing the danger despite the fear and not backing down. When we see it in action then we want to strive for it ourselves. What an example worthy of imitation when done with a good and fine motive. Please accept my condolences for your loss..

Lori, though I had never met you in person, your last brave, selfless, and most heroic act to save a friend has profoundly touched my heart and my life. May God embrace and comfort your family and friends as they mourn the loss of a very special woman. May your memory serve to inspire generations.

How sad to hear that another shooting happened, that resulted in the passing of Ms. Goldstein. That speaks volumes of the type of person she was. My sincere condolences to the Goldstein Family. May the God and Father of Abraham be with you as we await the fulfillment of seeing Abraham's offspring fill the earth like the stars in the heavens.

My deepest sympathies to the family. A senseless loss and one in which had sadden many. May God comfort you during this time.

Kind regards
May 3, 2019

Thank you, Godspeed.