Host Ira Glass reads from a letter Benjamin Franklin wrote, and discusses it with Jack Hitt. (5 minutes)
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For one kibbutz-dwelling family in Israel, the decision of where to land after the October 7th attacks goes back and forth… and back… and forth.
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