Daily Halachos

17
Sep

ChofetzChaimDaily 22 Elul

ChofetzChaimDaily 22 Elul 9:11 If the buyer already made the purchase AND HAS A VALID CLAIM (was cheated more than 1/6 and not too long since purchase), you should tell buyer IF a) dont exaggerate b) intend litoeles* c) try to rebuke seller first d) try alternative method first e). make sure that buyer wont tell seller your name. *be

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16
Sep

ChofetzChaimDaily 21 Elul

ChofetzChaimDaily 21 Elul 9:10 If you see that a sore intends to cheat a buyer (overpriced more than 1/6, false scales, selling junk as if its quality), you must warn him to stay away

15
Sep

ChofetzChaimDaily 20 Elul

ChofetzChaimDaily 20 Elul 9:7 You may tell someone that ploni stole or damaged him but you must rebuke ploni first and fulfill the 5 conditions(ibid). 9:8 If you may tell, then you must, and if you cant then even if the someone begs you, you must not. 9:9 When you cant tell the subject, you cant tell others either.

14
Sep

ChofetzChaimDaily 19 Elul

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.

14
Sep

ChofetzChaimDaily 18 Elul

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.

12
Sep

ChofetzChaimDaily 17 Elul

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

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11
Sep

ChofetzChaimDaily 16 Elul

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.

10
Sep

ChofetzChaimDaily 15 Elul

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).

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9
Sep

ChofetzChaimDaily 14 Elul

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.

8
Sep

ChofetzChaimDaily 13 Elul

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.