Welcome to the Beis Midrash, where TIDE is alive and well! I recommend you start with the blog's Inaugural Post by scrolling to the bottom.

Please differentiate between the great classic Torah Im Derech Eretz (TIDE) writings, and the blog's own writings, which are those of a novice student of TIDE.

Please consult your rabbi about anything you read here that you find controversial.

“There is a popular notion that, unlike Hasidism and Musar, which attempted to deepen the religious experience of the Jew, the Hirschian system aimed at merely preserving Judaism against the onslaught of Western culture. It is our conviction that this notion is erroneous. Study of R. Hirsch's writings and commentaries has been for many a most effective source of Musar, deepening our spiritual grasp of Judaism.”---Rabbi Shelomoh Danziger, last paragraph of http://www.stevens.edu/golem/llevine/rsrh/Clarification%20of%20RSRH_danziger.pdf

Saturday, October 12, 2013

New Blog: "The Torah Im Derech Eretz Society"!

I just checked out a great new blog: www.TIDESociety.blogspot.com. Great posts, including impressions from a visit to Breuers in Washington Heights, as well as links to TIDE audio and video. Enjoy!


  1. the address has been changed to tidesociety.blogspot.com

  2. I modified the post accordingly. Thanks for the update.