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By DR. RABBI RAYMOND APPLE

The sidra tells the sad story of Isaac being old and blind and not knowing when his death would come.  The commentator Radak thinks that Isaac’s realization that his days were numbered was more than the usual fear of dying. Isaac had things left to do and he wasn’t certain that he had the time to do them.

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SERVING THE LOS ANGELES METROPOLITAN  AREA, AND BEYOND                           

                            27 Cheshvan-3 Kislev, 5779                                 Nov. 5-11, 2018 -- THE JEWISH OBSERVER, LOS ANGELES --  614th Web Ed.












BEVERLY HILLS – More than 1,200 supporters attended the FIDF Western Region Gala, which raised a record $60 million for the well-being of Israeli soldiers, and celebrated Israel’s 70th anniversary Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) raised $60 million at its annual Western Region Gala on Thursday, Nov. 1, held at the landmark Beverly Hilton Hotel.


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ANTI-SEMITISM ROW: UNION CHIEFS 'TRYING TO SMEAR
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Labor MPs have hit out at union chiefs at a party conference fringe event for their remarks about the anti-Semitism row in the party.  Dame Louise Ellman accused Unite boss Len McCluskey and PCS general secretary Mark Serwotka of trying to "smear the Jewish community" for speaking out.

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JEWISH LEADERS ASSESS GROWING ANTI-SEMITISM AFTER THE ATTACK IN PITTSBURGH










NEW YORK -- Representatives of the member organizations of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations and other local and national Jewish leaders gathered together to discuss the aftermath of the attack on the synagogue in Pittsburgh, the state of anti-Semitism in the United States, and steps to enhance the protection of American Jewish communities and institutions.