Chofetz Chaim Daily New Cycle. 1 Shvat. Introduction. Praised is Hashem who gave us the Torah, and brought us into Eretz Yisrael! Alas at end of Bayis Sheni, sinas chinam and LH forced us into this long and harsh exile. Hashem is ready and able to redeem us, hes just waiting for us to do teshuva.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 29 Teves If your info isnt first hand, then you can still say it IF 1)the listeners know that, and will make more serious inquiries 2)they wont break it off because of you. The Chofetz Chaim concludes his sefer by saying that the main idea is to think before you speak!!
Chofetz Chaim Daily 28 Teves. Conclusion. If you think the in-laws arent really going to support the amount promised, you can tell if a) you are positive he wont fulfill (not just because he isnt wealthy) b) its a make it or break it issue for the boy 3)the boy is really all hes made to be, otherwise it cancels
Chofetz Chaim Daily 27 Teves. Conclusion. Serious negativities of a shidduch include: hidden illness, apikorsis and pritzus. Asur to tell about boys lack of Torah knowledge, cuz if they were really concerned, they could have had him tested. Whenever your allowed to speak, u must make sure to fulfill all the conditions in Rechilus Chapter 9:2.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 26 Teves Shidduch Scenario: Be careful. If you know serious negative info about a potential shidduch, u must tell other side. Chofetz Chaim warns against destructive labeling i.e. to call a sincere & simple person, “not so sharp”. Besides ruining potential matches, it degrades being sincere. Asur to degrade someone b/c of their parents or ancestry.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 25 Teves in case of partnership, one shouldnt assume that plonis poor financial situation makes him a bad candidate for a partnership. BUT in this and similar scenarios where u urself may not want him as a partner, u shouldnt recommend him either, that might be bad advice.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 24 Teves 9:14 If someone suspects YOU of wronging him, and you know who really did it, you cant tell (unless all conditions met) you can say it wasnt me. 9:15 ex: u put something aside for a buyer, meanwhile ploni puts down $ and takes item, and u dont put up a fight; when original buyer
Chofetz Chaim Daily 23 Teves 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
Chofetz Chaim Daily 22 Teves 9:11 If buyer already made 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 won’t tell seller your name. *be sure that the buyer
Chofetz Chaim Daily 21 Teves 9:10 If you see that a store 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.