Cocktails to cleanup: pandemic forces Israeli career shifts
15 November 2020 | 9:02 am
Back when Israeli bartender Lotem Benbenishti was mixing cocktails for a living, the beach was where she went for fun. But on a recent sunny morning in northern Israel, Benbenishti was hard at work -- scooping plastic off a sandy beach and stuffing it into a garbage bag.
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