Chofetz Chaim Daily 29 Kislev 2:3 If someone badmouthed ploni in public, asur to tell others (because you cant rely on chavra chavra [your friend has a friend and he also has a friend etc] that everyone knows), and for sure not ploni himself. 2:4 If one thought to break off from a partner or shidduch, and ended up not;
Chofetz Chaim Daily 28 Kislev 2:1 Asur to say rechilus to an individual, and in public its worse. 2:2 AVAK rechilus is also asur. When talking about ploni to either a. an overly sensitive person or b. someone who doesnt like ploni, one must not say anything that theyll misunderstand as an offensive comment.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 27 Kislev 1:10 Asur to rekindle an old fight. Even without details, just hinting is asur. 1:11 Asur to write rechilus. Asur to tell a storeowner that ploni badmouthed his merchandise.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 26 Kislev 1:8 If youre asked to say rechilus and the only way out is to lie, then you should lie! (dont swear). 1:9 Asur to relate a nameless story that the listener will be able to discern who it was. Likewise, if he knew the story just not the name, asur to reveal who it was.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 25 Kislev 1:6 Asur to say rechilus even if not saying will cause a large financial loss, even losing ones job (like all negative commandments). 1:7 Likewise asur even if it will cause insult and embarrassment. The great reward for guarding ones speech is beyond human comprehension! Chanukah Sameach !
Chofetz Chaim Daily 24 Kislev 1:4 Rechilus is asur even if it’s 100% true. Asur even if they already hated each other, Its a terrible sin if you create the hard feelings. 1:5 Asur even if youre pressured to tell the info, even if its your parent or Rabbi asking.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 23 Kislev Richilus 1:1 One who says rechilus transgresses: Lo selech rachil biamecha, and many other positive and negative commandments. 1:2 Rechilus is: Telling someone that ploni wronged or said bad about him. Asur even if ploni wont deny it. 1:3 Rechilus is asur even if youre not intending to create hard feelings. Asur even if you
Chofetz Chaim Daily 22 Kislev 10:17 If someone suspects you of wrongdoing, asur to say who did it, just say I didnt do it (except when you must say i.e. 7 conditions have been met). Its befitting of a special person to accept the blame to save the perpetrator from shame. This concludes Part 1 Hilchos LH. Part 2 Hilchos
Chofetz Chaim Daily 21 Kislev 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 Kislev 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.