Apolis Middle East Project

A new film about how making leather sandals united two people across the Israeli-Palestinian border

Released today, the new Middle East Project film from Apolis tells a story linking Los Angeles to Tel Aviv and across the border to Hebron. When third-generation shoemaker Shlomy Azolay met David Shlachter while surfing in Tel Aviv their conversation revealed something surprising in common: Apolis. Shlachter is a friend of Apolis founders Shea and Raan Parton and was in the busy Israeli city working …