Jacob Plitman is a Jewish American from North Carolina, a community organizer, writer and volunteer in the Syrian refugee crisis in Greece.

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Keep checking here for updates on the crisis, my process of getting over there and soon the actual work and realities in the camps. Follow me on Twitter and Instagram for curter updates.

You can take the garbageperson out of Brooklyn... (photo Alex Kaufman)

You can take the garbageperson out of Brooklyn... (photo Alex Kaufman)