"In 1965, Israel, like the U.S., was looking to Europe and, in particular to Scandinavia for design inspirations to import products and to adapt designs for production locally," Snyder says. "In essence, craftsmen were both copying international directions in design and creating new designs that would also reflect the unique characteristics of Israel as a new nation." These chairs were designed by Hazorea Factory, which became known in the 1950s for adapting Danish designs.  This is What Design Looked Like in Israel in 1965 by Allie Weiss