How Decriminalizing Addiction and Prostitution Could Save a Tel Aviv Neighborhood

After studying the denizens of one of the most derelict spots in Israel two researchers recommend providing the down-and-out with safe spaces for 'deviant' behavior.

For their first observations they kept their distance, took care to stay on the main streets with better lighting. The area of the old Central Bus Station in Tel Aviv is well known for inviting trouble. But as time went on the tension between them and their subjects diminished.