Chofetz Chaim Daily 7 Tishrei. Intro. One should try to fully understand the laws, not just superficially, because one might misinterpret heterim. By studying the laws, one will not become a baal LH. A baal LH is similar to one who transgresses a cardinal sin & doesn’t greet the shechina. Chofetz Chaim Daily 8 Tishrei. Opening. In Hashem’s love for
Chofetz Chaim Daily 6 Tishrei. Intro. The entire sefer was written as actual Halacha, not stringencies (unless specified). The sefer opens with a comprehensive introduction, with all the positive and negative commandments that one may transgress while speaking LH. Studying this will help one to restrain himself.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 4 Tishrei. Intro. Widespread nonobservance of hilchos LH is because of: 1)Ignorance of the laws 2)False heterim. This is primarily because there was no sefer that clearly spelled out all the halachos. Chofetz Chaim Daily 5 Tishrei The sefer Chofetz Chaim was written to educate the public in keeping the laws of LH and Rechilus. Content is
Chofetz Chaim Daily New Cycle. 1 Tishrei. Introduction. Praised is Hashem who gave us the Torah, and brought us into Eretz Yisrael! 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; He is waiting for us to do teshuva. Chofetz Chaim Daily 2
Chofetz Chaim Daily 28 Elul. Conclusion. If you think the in-laws aren’t going to support the amount promised, you can tell if a) you are positive b) it is a ‘make it or break it’ issue for the boy 3)the boy is really all he’s made to be. If they already made the t’naim, you may say only if you
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 sincere & simple person “not so sharp”. Besides ruining potential matches, it degrades being sincere. Asur to degrade someone b/c of their parents or ancestors. Chofetz
Chofetz Chaim Daily 23 Elul 9:13 If the buyer will cause the seller any unrightful loss, it is asur to tell him that he was overcharged. The Chofetz Chaim bemoans the common practice of people degrading other’s purchases. If the buyer has no claim min hadin, there is no toeles. Most often the sayer isn’t educated enough to be able
Chofetz Chaim Daily 22 Elul 9:11 If the buyer already made a purchase AND HAS A VALID CLAIM (was cheated more than 1/6 & not too long since purchase), you should tell buyer if you fulfill these conditions: a) don’t exaggerate b)intend litoeles* c)try to rebuke seller first d)try alternative method first e)make sure the buyer won’t tell seller your
Chofetz Chaim Daily 21 Elul 9:10 If you see that a store intends to cheat a customer, (overpriced more than 1/6, uses false scales, pretends junk is quality), you must warn the customer to stay away.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 20 Elul 9:7 You may tell someone that ploni stole from him or damaged him. However, you must rebuke ploni first and fulfill the 5 conditions(ibid). 9:8 If you are allowed to tell, you must. If you are not allowed to tell, even if the someone begs you, you must not. 9:9 When you can’t tell the