Traci Moran said that as a result of the two rabbis’ collusion, she was banned from synagogue, so she couldn’t say Kaddish for her late father.
The grave is in a quiet neighborhood in Queens that sees a massive uptick in foot traffic during annual Chabad conventions.
Gilbert-Kaye’s husband and daughter, who were in the synagogue during the attack by a lone gunman, filled in the final letter.
Two fires this month put the Jewish community on high alert.
A person caught on a neighbor’s video camera is seen walking away from the home around the time of the fire.
The couple said the decision “just felt right,” as she exemplified someone “that every parent would want their child to turn out to be like.”
Chabad says data shows a correlation between a moment of silence and a drop in violence.
Two fundraisers are now accepting donations, and Chabad is also urging Jews to increase their observance of commandments.
“What it means is that a small number of haters really overturned a tradition of being open and welcoming.”
Public figures reflect on the loss of Lori Gilbert-Kaye and ask — what now?