Chofetz Chaim Daily 26 Cheshvan 6:11 This Heter to suspect is only to protect yourself. It is absolutely forbidden to mistreat, release oneself from obligations to, or hate that person. 6:12 Tshuva from believing LH includes, removing the story and any ill will from your heart.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 25 Cheshvan 6:9 Anything thats asur for someone to SAY, is also LH to BELIEVE. 6:10 One is allowed to SUSPECT that a story is true, IF there is toeles e.g. to protect himself etc. However one must still treat this suspect as a regular Jew for all matters.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 24 Cheshvan 6:7 The sin of LH is commonly caused by not judging the subject of a story favorably. 6:8 Its much worse if the subject is a Talmid Chacham, which one is required to try harder to judge favorably.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 23 Cheshvan 6:5 If one is in a group of people saying LH, and they wont accept rebuke and he cant leave and cant put his fingers in his ears then, he MUST 1.resolve not to believe anything 2.not be happy to listen 3.not show consent. 6:6 Its still a sin if he was aware they were
Chofetz Chaim Daily 22 Cheshvan 6:3 If someone wants to tell you LH, ask him if there will be toeles for you to listen, otherwise asur. 6:4 Mitzva to listen to LH IF… 1. by letting speaker finish his story you will be able to show listeners how its false. 2. by listening to very angry speaker, hell vent his
Chofetz Chaim Daily 21 Cheshvan 6:1 Asur to BELIEVE LH, as it says Losisa sheima shav, its worse than speaking. 6:2 Asur to LISTEN to LH, except if by listening youll be able to protect yourself or others, or other valid toeles.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 20 Cheshvan 5:7 Asur to degrade someones belongings i.e. to say plonis store sells bad quality items. 5:8 Worse if two people say LH, because its more damaging.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 19 Cheshvan 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,