The ugliness of antisemitism reared its head again.
A doctor who began CPR on the woman killed in Saturday’s shooting at a Southern California synagogue fainted when he realized that the person he was trying to save was his wife.
Lori Gilbert-Kaye, 60, died of injuries she sustained in the shooting at Chabad of Poway near San Diego. Three others were hurt.
Gilbert-Kaye is believed to have thrown herself in front of Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, possibly saving his life. Goldstein was injured after suffering a gunshot wound to his hand.
The San Diego Union-Tribune reports that Gilbert-Kaye’s husband, a physician, was in the synagogue when the gunshots started.
Dear Lord, please heal our nation from this antisemitism. Teach us to love others like Jesus.