Daily Halachos

7
Oct

ChofetzChaimDaily 13 Tishrei

ChofetzChaimDaily 13 Tishrei 7)Lo Sisna Es Achicha…. = dont hate 8) Lo Sikom, if one is taking revenge 9) Lo Sitor, when one holds a grudge. (#8 always includes #9)

6
Oct

ChofetzChaimDaily 12 Tishrei

ChofetzChaimDaily 12 Tishrei. 5) Hishamer … Pen Tishkach Es Hashem… = mitzva not to be haughty, which one clearly is when degrading others 6) Lo Sichallilu Es Shem Kadshi = warns against chillul Hashem, which one makes when speaking LH, because theres no physical pleasure involved. This is especially true if ones actions negatively influence others.

5
Oct

ChofetzChaimDaily 11 Tishrei

ChofetzChaimDaily 11 Tishrei Negative commandments continued. 3) Hishamer Binega Hatzaraas,= warning against speaking LH 4) Lifnei Iver Lo Siten Michshol, speaker causes listener to hear LH and vice versa.

4
Oct

ChofetzChaimDaily 10 Tishrei

ChofetzChaimDaily 10 Tishrei List of commandments that LH causes one to transgress. NEGATIVE COMMANDMENTS 1)LO SELECH RACHIL BiAMECHA. Includes LH. If the info is false then its Motsi Shem Ra. 2)LO SISA SHEMA SHAV meaning Dont accept bad report, also referring to speaker because we also read it LO SASI which means dont tell.

2
Oct

ChofetzChaimDaily 8 Tishrei

ChofetzChaimDaily 8 Tishrei. Opening. In Hashems love for us he distanced us from the bad midah of LH which brings to fights and discord. The Chofetz Chaim details infamous history of LH: Aitz Hadaas- nachash, which created death. Mechiras Yosef – shibud mitzrayim. Maaseh miraglim caused galus. See sefer for more details.

1
Oct

ChofetzChaimDaily 7 Tishrei

ChofetzChaimDaily 7 Tishrei. Intro. One should try to fully understand the laws, not just superficially, because that can lead to misinterpreting certain heterim. Another benefit of learning the laws is 1)wont be considered baal LH, which is like one who transgresses one of the cardinal sins, who dont greet the shechina.

30
Sep

ChofetzChaimDaily 6 Tishrei

ChofetzChaimDaily 6 Tishrei. Intro. The entire sefer was written as actual Halacha, and not just chumros (unless specified). The sefer starts 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.

29
Sep

ChofetzChaimDaily 5 Tishrei

ChofetzChaimDaily 5 Tishrei The sefer CHOFETZ CHAIM was written to educate the masses in keeping the laws of LH and Rechilus. Its contents gathered from Rishonim and Poskim. The main text is the concise law. The sources are spelled out in the Beer Mayim Chaim.

27
Sep

ChofetzChaimDaily 3 Tishrei

ChofetzChaimDaily 3 Tishrei Some reasons why LH is so bad are because 1) When people speak or listen to LH that gives the satan the ability to prosecute, & the heavenly court the right to listen to your sins 2)it damages the potency of all prayers and Torah learning that comes from ones mouth 3) its a habit that piles

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27
Sep

ChofetzChaimDaily 2 Tishrei

ChofetzChaimDaily 2 Tishrei. LH is the primary sin we need to rectify to merit redemption, because 1)it caused the current exile 2)the LH of the miraglim also caused exile 3)LH prolonged the Egyptian exile 4)the Torah curses LH sinners 5)A Baal LH is equal a kofer. See sefer for elaboration.