Why People Become Homeless in Israel, and What It's Really Like to Live on the Street

He founded a nonprofit to assist the homeless in Israel and lived on the street to understand them better. Social worker Omri Abramovich, 42, learned how to beg for money, ate at soup kitchens, used discarded cartons as covers on cold nights and also made some true friends

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