ChofetzChaimDaily 19 Elul 9:5,6 When you are allowed to tell R about a potentially bad partner, thats only if theyre not yet partners, if theyre already partners it depends; if R is the type to immediately break the partnership, then you cant tell him. If he will just protect himself from losses then its ok.
ChofetzChaimDaily 18 Elul 9:3 If you know that R is plotting to hurt S, you must tell S provided fulfillment of aforementioned conditions. 4) you must be sure that by telling S, hell stay away from R, but if hes type to make preemptive strike on R and make a bigger fight, then you cant tell him.
ChofetzChaimDaily 17 Elul 9:1 If you know bad things about the ploni that R wants to enter partnership with, you must tell R, provided that you fulfill these conditions A. its definitely destructive to partner B. must not exaggerate C. must intend ltoeles (be sure that R will actually take your advice) D. seek alternative methods first E. it cant
ChofetzChaimDaily 16 Elul 8:4 Rechilus is asur even if the comment ploni made wasnt so bad, ex. When Sarah said and my husband is old Hashem didnt repeat that part to Avraham. 8:5 if someone tells you a secret, you may not repeat it, it can damage him and isnt derech tznius.
ChofetzChaimDaily 15 Elul 8:1 Asur to say Avak rechilus – negative implication (e.g. to tell R how ploni said lets not talk about what R did). 2) Praise that will cause hard feelings is also avak rechilus (e.g. to praise one before his spouse or partner about their charity giving; it will make the other think their wasting their money).
ChofetzChaimDaily 14 Elul 7:5 Asur to believe rechilus regardless of who is telling it to you, even ones spouse. The ChofetzChaim gives some advice; showing your willingness to listen, will bring many more such stories and with them much heartache.
ChofetzChaimDaily 13 Elul 7:3 Asur to tell someone how ploni badmouthed him, likewise asur to tell that someones wife and relatives cuz theyll get upset at ploni. 7:4 Much worse to say rechilus to a non-Jew about a Jew, cuz he may harm the Jew. Also asur to denigrate product or service that Jew provided for non-Jew.
ChofetzChaimDaily 12 Elul 7:2 Asur to say rechilus on an am haaretz. On a talmid chacham much worse a)its probably false b)it violates mitzvah to honor and respect them c)much worse ramifications (i.e. can ruin his influence, create big fight, he will lose his position).
ChofetzChaimDaily 11 Elul 7:1 Laws of rechilus apply to all Jews, and no difference if subject is a man, woman or child. Chofetz Chaim warns against telling parent A that child B hit his son because it can cause a big feud (unless all conditions have been met, will be discussed later).
ChofetzChaimDaily 10 Elul 6:8 Asur to believe rechilus even if it was a casual remark. See part 1 7:10-14 for all laws of masiach lefi tumo. 6:9 Mutar to believe rechilus if you have circumstancial proof ONLY if a)theres no way to favorably interpret the evidence b)proof is directly related to rechilus story c)you yourself witnessed it d)there is a