Co-op Leather Sandal

This 100% naturally varnished, vegetable tanned leather sandal—for men and women—was designed in Tel Aviv and is manufactured in Hebron, Palestine. Their work symbol for hope that one day this kind of partnership will inspire more peaceful relationships in the region.

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 …