ChofetzChaimDaily 23 Elul 9:13 If buyer will cause seller any unrightful loss, asur to tell him that he was overcharged. The Chofetz Chaim bemoans the common practice of people degrading others purchases when buyer has no claim min hadin, and therefore no toeles. Most often the sayer isnt educated enough to be able to determine correct current value of the
ChofetzChaimDaily 22 Elul 9:11 If the buyer already made the purchase AND HAS A VALID CLAIM (was cheated more than 1/6 and not too long since purchase), you should tell buyer IF a) dont exaggerate b) intend litoeles* c) try to rebuke seller first d) try alternative method first e). make sure that buyer wont tell seller your name. *be
ChofetzChaimDaily 21 Elul 9:10 If you see that a sore intends to cheat a buyer (overpriced more than 1/6, false scales, selling junk as if its quality), you must warn him to stay away
ChofetzChaimDaily 20 Elul 9:7 You may tell someone that ploni stole or damaged him but you must rebuke ploni first and fulfill the 5 conditions(ibid). 9:8 If you may tell, then you must, and if you cant then even if the someone begs you, you must not. 9:9 When you cant tell the subject, you cant tell others either.
ChofetzChaimDaily 19 Elul 9:5,6 When you are allowed to tell R about a potentially bad partner, thats only if theyre not yet partners, if theyre already partners it depends; if R is the type to immediately break the partnership, then you cant tell him. If he will just protect himself from losses then its ok.
ChofetzChaimDaily 18 Elul 9:3 If you know that R is plotting to hurt S, you must tell S provided fulfillment of aforementioned conditions. 4) you must be sure that by telling S, hell stay away from R, but if hes type to make preemptive strike on R and make a bigger fight, then you cant tell him.
ChofetzChaimDaily 17 Elul 9:1 If you know bad things about the ploni that R wants to enter partnership with, you must tell R, provided that you fulfill these conditions A. its definitely destructive to partner B. must not exaggerate C. must intend ltoeles (be sure that R will actually take your advice) D. seek alternative methods first E. it cant
ChofetzChaimDaily 16 Elul 8:4 Rechilus is asur even if the comment ploni made wasnt so bad, ex. When Sarah said and my husband is old Hashem didnt repeat that part to Avraham. 8:5 if someone tells you a secret, you may not repeat it, it can damage him and isnt derech tznius.
ChofetzChaimDaily 15 Elul 8:1 Asur to say Avak rechilus – negative implication (e.g. to tell R how ploni said lets not talk about what R did). 2) Praise that will cause hard feelings is also avak rechilus (e.g. to praise one before his spouse or partner about their charity giving; it will make the other think their wasting their money).
ChofetzChaimDaily 14 Elul 7:5 Asur to believe rechilus regardless of who is telling it to you, even ones spouse. The ChofetzChaim gives some advice; showing your willingness to listen, will bring many more such stories and with them much heartache.