Chofetz Chaim Daily 19 Adar 5:5 Saying that someone is weak, can damage him for shidduchim or in getting a job. Asur to say that ploni isnt as rich as thought to be, if it will make it hard for him to get a loan. 5:6 RULE: It depends on who you are talking about; whats positive for one person,
Chofetz Chaim Daily 18 Adar 5:2 Asur to tell people that ploni is weak or not smart etc. because this will damage him socially and financially. 5:3 See sefer for more details. 5:4 Worse to say that ploni isnt such a scholar; e.g. if hes a Rabbi, it will damage his spiritual influence and livelihood. If hes a newlywed, it
Chofetz Chaim Daily 17 Adar 4:12 To repent for LH one must ask subject mechila (only if he was hurt; socially, emotionally, etc.) Its impossible for a habitual LH speaker to ask mechila from everyone he pained. 5:1 If you see someone doing sin bein adam lachaveiro, (ex. Not lending money that he could afford) you must not tell anyone.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 16 Adar 4:11 One seeking info about potential shidduch or partner may ask others, and they may say necessary info (See rechilus Chap. 9 for more detail). However you must tell the why you are asking to they will have proper intentions. One MAY NOT ask those who dont like the subject.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 15 Adar 4:9 If you see someone has bad middos, you must not badmouth him because he probably doesnt realize the severity of his actions, rather you should influence him to change. 4:10 You may tell your children or students to stay away from person with bad middos. However, you must explain why you are telling them.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 14 Adar 4:7 Someone who has no fear of G-d and you see that he doesnt regret his sins, you may publicly degrade his actions and shame him until he mends bad ways, you also dont judge him favorably. 4:8 If one doesnt heed command of Beis Din (w/o valid excuse) you publicly degrade him and record
Chofetz Chaim Daily 13 Adar 4:5 If the person you saw doing the aveira isnt wholesome and wont accept your rebuke, and hes likely to repeat the sin, you may tell someone who can influence him to repent. If two people saw, then they may tell Beis Din to rebuke him. 4:6 You may tell that person even if he
Chofetz Chaim Daily 12 Adar 4:3 By an average Jew, you must assume that what he did was a mistake, or that he didnt know that it was wrong. Even if you saw him do it many times, asur to relate it. 4:4 Even if one is sure that subject KNEW it was wrong, asur to tell, because maybe he
Chofetz Chaim Daily 11 Adar 4:1 Asur to degrade someone about their parents negative actions, or their own past misdeeds. Even if someone is actively doing something wrong bein adam laMakom, asur to tell anyone about it. 4:2 Asur even if its a slight wrongdoing i.e. not keeping a minhag etc.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 10 Adar 3:7 One is obligated to judge his fellow favorably as it says, Bitzedek tishpot amisecha, often, not doing so leads to LH (see sefer for more detail). 3:8 Even in scenario that one isnt obligated to judge favorably, one still must not relate what he saw, unless all the conditions are met. See chapters 4,