Chofetz Chaim Daily 21 Nissan 10:15 One must prepare what hes going to say in advance, that it meets the 7 conditions, because in the heat of the moment he may say too much. 10:16 If you heard that someone said LH about you, asur to say LH about them, because; 1. Maybe its false 2. Thats not valid toeles.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 20 Nissan 10:13 You may tell others about the loss ploni caused, IF they can help you rectify it. Likewise you may relate how ploni insulted you etc. if will help prevent it from happening again. 10:14 However one must be careful not to violate any of the 7 conditions.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 19 Nissan 10:11 If you yourself was the one that was hurt, asur to spread it because your intention isnt litoeles. 10:12 Its a bigger sin to spread it if he didnt even hurt you, but he just didnt do a favor that you expected of him.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 18 Nissan 10:9 If people wont suspect the speaker of going behind the subjects back (i.e. tzadik) then you dont need to say it in front of 3 people. 10:10 Relating someones wrongdoing bein adam laMakom is only mutar if its a known aveira and youve seen him do it many times bmazid.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 17 Nissan 10:7 You dont have to rebuke the perpetrator (third condition ibid) if youre sure he wont accept it. But then you must spread to at least three people at a time, so they wont think youre going behind his back. 10:8 If the perpetrator is dangerous, then you may say it to less than three
Chofetz Chaim Daily 16 Nissan 10:5 Mutar to defame someone who spoke LH, only if the subject is aware of it, otherwise it will lead to rechilus. 10:6 Even if the subject isnt aware, mutar if it will create a preemptive benefit, that now people wont believe the LH rumor that the speaker is trying to spread.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 15 Nissan 10:3 Continued from yesterday. Only mutar if speaker himself isnt guilty of the same crime. 10:4 Litoeles can also be just to defame sinners. Asur to tell people that dont think it was wrong, it will bring to rechilus. In scenarios that its mutar, its a mitzvah to say. If asur, asur period.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 14 Nissan 10:1 Mutar to spread the injustice that ploni caused your friend IF it will help to right the wrong, or at least defame wrongdoers. 10:2 However you must fulfill 7 conditions: 1. absolutely factual 2. youre certain who the real villain is 3. rebuke perpetrator first 4. must not inflate crime 5. Litoeles & not
Chofetz Chaim Daily 13 Nissan 9:5 Mitzvah to restrain even your young children from LH so theyll get the habit. 9:6 Asur to repeat private matters heard from a friend.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 12 Nissan 9:3 Asur to relate damage causing praise, ex: telling how ploni did a favor in hosting you, or lending you money, etc. This can cause ploni harm since others will now demand the same. Asur to say something that can be mistaken for LH. 9:4 Asur to live among baalei LH. Asur to listen even