ChofetzChaimDaily 3 Elul 5:1 Asur to believe rechilus (i.e. harbor negative feelings toward ploni who allegedly damaged you. 5:2 Asur to listen to rechilus. If the info being said is crucial for ones safety, he may not believe, but may listen to take the necessary precautions to protect himself from ploni.
ChofetzChaimDaily 2 Elul 4:1 Rechilus is asur even if not supplyingany new info, just showing one how what ploni did, was in truth bad to him. 4:2 If R badmouthed S in front of two people, and one of them already told S, the second may still not tell S, because it will increase negative feelings toward R. 4:3 Teshuva
ChofetzChaimDaily 1 Elul 3:2 Reuven may not say to Shimon, I heard you spoke rechilus about me, because that would be rechilus on Levi who told him. 3:3 One may not tell anyone what reuven did to shimon, cuz besides for being LH, the news may spread and shimon will find out which is rechilus. Asur to tell someone how
ChofetzChaimDaily 30 Av 3:1 Asur to say rechilus even if 100 percent true, even not in front of ploni that ur talking about. Even if u know that u would say it in front of him. Bigger sin to actually say it in front of ploni, cuz the listener will definitely believe since u had the guts to say it,
ChofetzChaimDaily 29 Av 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; even if
ChofetzChaimDaily 28 Av 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.
ChofetzChaimDaily 27 Av 1:10 Asur to rekindle an old fight, even without saying details, just hinting it. 1:11 Asur to write rechilus. Asur to tell storeowner how ploni badmouthed his merchandise.
ChofetzChaimDaily 26 Av 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.
ChofetzChaimDaily 25 Av 1:6 Asur to say rechilus even if not saying will cause a large financial loss, even losing ones job (like all neg. commandments). 1:7 Likewise asur even if it will cause insult and embarrassment. The great reward for guarding ones speech is beyond human comprehension!
ChofetzChaimDaily 24 Av 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 think ploni was right in what he said or did. 1:4 Rechilus is asur even if it’s 100% true. Asur