Chofetz Chaim Daily New Cycle. 1 Tishrei. Introduction. Praised is Hashem who gave us the Torah, and brought us into Eretz Yisroel! 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 2
Chofetz Chaim Daily 28 Elul. Conclusion. If you think the shver isnt really going to support the amount promised, you can say 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 Elul. 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 would’ve 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 Elul Shidduch Scenario: BE CAREFUL. If you know serious negative info. about a potential shidduch, you must tell other side. Chofetz Chaim warns against destructive labeling i.e. to call a simple person “not so sharp”. Besides ruining potential matches, in general t degrades being simple. Asur to degrade someone b/c of their parents ancestry.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 25 Elul Partner Scenario: In case of partnership, one shouldnt assume that the poor financial situation of ploni, makes him a bad candidate for a partnership. BUT in this and similar scenarios where you yourself may not want him as a partner, you shouldnt make the effort to recommend him either, that might be bad advice.
ChofetzChaimDaily 24 Elul 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 example: You put something aside for a buyer, meanwhile ploni puts down $ and takes the item, and youu dont put up a fight; when original buyer returns
Chofetz Chaim Daily 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
Chofetz Chaim Daily 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
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
Chofetz Chaim Daily 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