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In Matters of Divorce, as in Uber’s ‘Surge Pricing,’ What’s Unjust Isn’t Always Illegal

This week’s ‘Daf Yomi’ probes the connection between the magical thinking of the Bible and the rational concerns of the Talmud

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Short Jewish Men, Don’t Sell Your Soles

A new shoe offers some extra height to Jews of shorter stature. But why prey on insecurities and stereotypes to sell footwear?

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Israeli Shoes Go Upscale

Ami Bar-Nahor, the pioneering force behind Naot, is stepping into the luxury market with BeautiFeel Shoes

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Thinking Outside the Shoebox

The new head of Jacques Levine footwear looks to revive his family business—by going beyond slippers

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Sole Mates

The Naked Shoe charts the decades-long love story of a shy Jewish girl from Flatbush, her Italian-born Catholic husband, and the gorgeous shoes they created

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Sundown: Comic Stylings of the Brothers Foer

A Jewish helpline, eating right, and Crocs nixed

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Shoes You Can Use

What to wear on Yom Kippur, when leather is banned

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Sole Searching

A new book gets to the bottom of what we put on our feet