Netanyahu to meet with Putin in Sochi Wednesday, talks to center on Syria and Iran — Behold Israel

Following security delegation meetings centered on Syria and Iran in Washington, PM to meet with Putin to discuss “latest developments in region” as part of military coordination in Syria between Israel and Russia Prime Minister Netanyahu will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin this week, their meeting to center on Iran and Syria. Netanyahu […]

via Netanyahu to meet with Putin in Sochi Wednesday, talks to center on Syria and Iran — Behold Israel

Larry King: When the survivors of Dieppe became its liberators — National Post

The name Dieppe is seared into Canada’s national memory. It was 75 years ago today, on Aug. 19, 1942, that 6,000 soldiers—5,000 of them Canadian—attempted the first Allied landing against Hitler’s so-called “Fortress Europe,” the stretch of anti-tank walls, concrete shelters, anti-aerial guns, land mines, barbed wires, and machine-gun nests that extended along the shores of…

via Larry King: When the survivors of Dieppe became its liberators — National Post

Gut Shabbes! (Re’eh) — Jewish Thoughts

In the summer months leading up to Rosh Hashanah, we study a text named Pirkei Avos- the Ethics of the Fathers. The text, although short, is rich with knowledge, and it was this time last year that I began reading it on Shabbes. This Shabbes is Shabbes Mevorchim- the Shabbes directly before Elul begins, and […]

via Gut Shabbes! (Re’eh) — Jewish Thoughts

Religious neutrality law will apply throughout Quebec, Couillard says — Montreal Gazette

The law on the religious neutrality of the state will apply in Montreal and in all municipalities of Quebec, even if it displeases Mayor Denis Coderre. Premier Philippe Couillard made the statement Friday at a briefing in Montreal. Earlier this week, the mayor of Montreal argued it was not up to the Quebec government to…

via Religious neutrality law will apply throughout Quebec, Couillard says — Montreal Gazette

Filmmaker Michael Moore thinks humour can win the day — National Post

NEW YORK — Things may look bleak for Democrats these days, but Michael Moore thinks he knows how they can get back on top — humour. The Academy Award-winning director of “Bowling for Columbine” who is currently starring in his one-man Broadway show says wit can be devastating — and points to Melissa McCarthy’s “Saturday…

via Filmmaker Michael Moore thinks humour can win the day — National Post

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The Renegade Press

“Everybody gets lost somehow; it’s where we were meant to start”

  • Zachary Britt

Last month marked the fifth anniversary of The Renegade Press, as well as the first anniversary of a friend taking his own life. I had originally planned on creating two separate entries to celebrate my achievement and commiserate the loss of a loved one. But after a few failed attempts to produce either piece, I eventually decided to let the month of July pass without posting at all.

In hindsight, I’m thankful for the writer’s block that stopped me from blogging about either occasion. It seems macabre to revel in the success of a site that began as a means of coming to terms with my demons whilst mourning the loss of a friend who never managed to overcome his own.

So much has changed in my life since I first started blogging in 2012. Over the…

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