Daily Halachos

13
Feb

ChofetzChaimDaily 13 Adar

ChofetzChaimDaily 13 Adar 4:5 If the person you saw doing the aveira isnt wholesome and wont accept your rebuke, and hes likely to repeat the sin, you may tell someone who can influence him to repent. If two people saw, then they may tell Beis Din to rebuke him. 4:6 You may tell that person even if he may leak

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12
Feb

ChofetzChaimDaily 12 Adar

4:3 By an average Jew, you must assume that what he did was a mistake, or that he didnt know that it was wrong. Even if you saw him do it many times, asur to relate it. 4:4 Even if one is sure that subject KNEW it was wrong, asur to tell, because maybe he did teshuva. Rather you should

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11
Feb

ChofetzChaimDaily 11 Adar

4:1 Asur to degrade someone about their parents negative actions, or their own past misdeeds. Even if someone is actively doing something wrong bein adam laMakom, asur to tell anyone about it. 4:2 Asur even if its a slight wrongdoing i.e. not keeping a minhag etc. [website]

10
Feb

ChofetzChaimDaily 10 Adar

3:7 One is obligated to judge his fellow favorably as it says, Bitzedek tishpot amisecha, often, not doing so leads to LH (see sefer for more detail). 3:8 Even in scenario that one isnt obligated to judge favorably, one still must not relate what he saw, unless all the conditions are met. See chapters 4, 5, & 10. [website]

9
Feb

ChofetzChaimDaily 9 Adar

3:5 Asur to say LH in a sneaky fashion, i.e. to make believe one doesnt realize that what hes saying is negative, or that ploni acts this way 3:6 Asur to say LH even if you know in advance that it wont cause any harm to the subject. [website]

8
Feb

ChofetzChaimDaily 8 Adar

ChofetzChaimDaily 8 Adar 3:3 Asur to degrade someone even if said as a joke. 3:4 Asur to say anonymous story, if the listener will be able to discern who youre saying bad about. Asur to cause a negative impression about somebody, no matter how you accomplish that. [todays-halachos]

22
Oct

ChofetzChaimDaily 18 Cheshvan

ChofetzChaimDaily 18 Cheshvan 5:2 Asur to tell people that ploni is weak or not smart etc. because this will damage him socially and financially. 5:3 See sefer for more details. 5:4 Worse to say that ploni isnt such a scholar; e.g. if hes a Rabbi, it will damage his spiritual influence and livelihood. If hes a new yungerman, it will

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22
Oct

ChofetzChaimDaily 17 Cheshvan

ChofetzChaimDaily 17 Cheshvan 4:12 To repent for LH one must ask subject mechila (only if he was hurt; socially, emotionally, etc.) Its impossible for a habitual LH speaker to ask mechila from everyone he pained. 5:1 If you see someone doing sin bein adam lachaveiro, (ex. Not lending money that he could afford) you must not tell anyone.

16
Oct

ChofetzChaimDaily 30 Tishrei

ChofetzChaimDaily 30 Tishrei 2:1 The sin of LH increases with amount of people listening to you speak it. 2:2 Something that can be understood as neutral or slightly negative; is mutar to say, if you say it before three people, since its obviously going to get back to the subject, the speaker obviously isnt intending for the negative interpretation.

4
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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