Today’s Talmud pages, Ketubot 9 and 10, tells us that Jewish soldiers were instructed to prepare a bill of divorce before going to war, in case they were killed or went missing in action. Jacob Siegel, Tablet editor, writer and US Army veteran, joins us to talk about what goes on in a soldier's mind as he prepares to leave civilian life behind and go into battle. Can anything ever prepare you for the possibility of not returning home? Listen and find out.
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