Daily Halachos

9
May

Chofetz Chaim Daily 24 Iyar

Chofetz Chaim Daily 24 Iyar 9:14 If someone suspects YOU of wronging him, and you know who really did it, you may not tell (unless all conditions met).  You may say it wasn’t me. 9:15 Ex: You put something aside for buyer. Ploni comes, pays, and takes the item. You do not protest. When original buyer returns with $, you

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8
May

Chofetz Chaim Daily 23 Iyar

Chofetz Chaim Daily 23 Iyar 9:13 If the buyer will cause the seller any unrightful loss, it is asur to tell him that he was overcharged. The Chofetz Chaim bemoans the common practice of people degrading other’s purchases. If the buyer has no claim min hadin, there is no toeles. Most often the sayer isn’t educated enough to be able

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7
May

Chofetz Chaim Daily 22 Iyar

Chofetz Chaim Daily 22 Iyar 9:11 If the buyer already made a purchase AND HAS A VALID CLAIM (was cheated more than 1/6 & not too long since purchase), you should tell buyer if you fulfill these conditions: a) don’t exaggerate b)intend litoeles* c)try to rebuke seller first d)try alternative method first e)make sure the buyer won’t tell seller your

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6
May

Chofetz Chaim Daily 20-21 Iyar

Chofetz Chaim Daily 20 Iyar 9:7 You may tell someone that ploni stole from him or damaged him. However, you must rebuke ploni first and fulfill the 5 conditions(ibid). 9:8 If you are allowed to tell, you must. If you are not allowed to tell, even if the someone begs you, you must not. 9:9 When you can’t tell the

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3
May

Chofetz Chaim Daily 18-19 Iyar

Chofetz Chaim Daily 18 Iyar 9:3 If you know that A is plotting to hurt B, you must tell B provided fulfillment of aforementioned conditions. 9:4 you must be sure that by telling B, hell stay away from A, but if hes type to make preemptive strike on A and make a bigger fight, then you cant tell him. Chofetz

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2
May

Chofetz Chaim Daily 17 Iyar

Chofetz Chaim Daily 17 Iyar 9:1 If you know bad things about the person that A wants to enter partnership with, you must tell A, provided that you fulfill these conditions a. its definitely destructive to prospective partner b. must not exaggerate c. must intend ltoeles (be sure that A will actually take your advice) d. seek alternative methods first

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1
May

Chofetz Chaim Daily 16 Iyar

Chofetz Chaim Daily 16 Iyar 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.

30
Apr

Chofetz Chaim Daily 15 Iyar

Chofetz Chaim Daily 15 Iyar 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 they’re wasting

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29
Apr

Chofetz Chaim Daily 13-14 Iyar

Chofetz Chaim Daily 13 Iyar 7:3 Asur to tell someone that ploni badmouthed him. Likewise asur to tell that to someone’s wife & relatives – they’ll get upset at ploni. 7:4 Much worse to say rechilus to a non-Jew about a Jew, because he may harm the Jew. Asur to denigrate a product or service that a Jew provided for

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26
Apr

Chofetz Chaim Daily 11-12 Iyar

Chofetz Chaim Daily 11 Iyar 7:1 Laws of rechilus apply to all Jews. No difference if subject is a man, woman or child. The 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 – discussed later). Chofetz Chaim Daily 12 Iyar 7:2 Asur

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