The Future of Israel's Fashion Industry Lies in the West Bank

Can fashion bring peace? Many Israeli designers are unaware of the advantages of manufacturing in the PA.

For some time Oded Chai, head of Continuing Education and International Affairs at the Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, has been pushing the idea of a rather unconventional business venture. Last winter, a group of Palestinian textile manufacturers visited Shenkar every week for training in fashion design − lessons that are part of the Peres Center for Peace’s “Partners in Business, Partners...