Daily Halachos

21
Mar

Chofetz Chaim Daily 5 Nissan

Chofetz Chaim Daily 5 Nissan 8:3 Asur to say LH about a child if it will put him in a bad light or cause him damage. 8:4 Asur to say LH about an am haaretz. Saying LH on a scholar can often be in the category of mivazeh Talmid Chacham which is a terrible sin. Someone who’s a Rav and

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20
Mar

Chofetz Chaim Daily 4 Nissan

Chofetz Chaim Daily 4 Nissan 8:1 The Issur of saying LH applies to men and women, strangers and relatives. 8:2 Asur to say LH ABOUT men or women, including your spouse and in-laws.

19
Mar

Chofetz Chaim Daily 3 Nissan

Chofetz Chaim Daily 3 Nissan 7:13 Beis din may rely on circumstantial evidence that THEY witnessed & beat someone to confess his crime. 7:14 Asur for Beis din to rely on the claimant for the circumstantial evidence.

18
Mar

Chofetz Chaim Daily 1-2 Nissan

Chofetz Chaim Daily 1 Nissan 7:7 Asur to believe LH even if the speaker is trustworthy as two witnesses. 7:8 When its mutar to tell people that ploni is a bad person (to stay away from him) people may believe it, IF the speaker witnessed it first hand. However one must not pass it on. 7:9 Asur to believe LH

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15
Mar

Chofetz Chaim Daily 28-29 Adar

Chofetz Chaim Daily 28 Adar 7:3 Asur to believe LH even if heard from two people. They are wicked people who we do not trust to spoil a good person’s name because they are speaking LH. 7:4 Asur to believe a rumor that ploni did an aveira, may suspect until clarified. One may relate it in conversation, but not purposely

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14
Mar

Chofetz Chaim Daily 27 Adar 

Chofetz Chaim Daily 27 Adar  7:1 Asur to believe LH even if the story was said publicly. 7: 2 Asur to believe LH even if the subject was present & didn’t protest. Asur to believe LH, if speaker just SAYS he would say it in subject’s presence.

13
Mar

Chofetz Chaim Daily 26 Adar

Chofetz Chaim Daily 26 Adar  6:11 Heter to suspect is only to protect yourself. It is absolutely forbidden to mistreat, release oneself from obligations to, or hate that person. 6:12 Tshuva from believing LH includes removing the story and any ill will from your heart.

12
Mar

Chofetz Chaim Daily 25 Adar

Chofetz Chaim Daily 25 Adar 6:9 Anything that is asur for someone to SAY, is also LH to BELIEVE. 6:10 One is allowed to SUSPECT that a story is true, IF there is toeles e.g. to protect himself etc. However one must still treat this suspect as a regular Jew for all matters.

11
Mar

Chofetz Chaim Daily 23-24 Adar

Chofetz Chaim Daily 23 Adar 6:5 If one is in a group of people saying LH who will not accept rebuke & he can’t leave or put his fingers in his ears, then he MUST 1)Resolve not to believe 2)Be unhappy to listen 3)Not show consent. 6:6 It is a sin if he was aware they were going to speak

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8
Mar

Chofetz Chaim Daily 21-22 Adar

Chofetz Chaim Daily 21 Adar  6:1 Asur to BELIEVE LH, as it says Lo sisa sheima shav. Believing is worse than speaking. 6:2 Asur to LISTEN to LH. Mutar if there is a valid toeles, for example you’ll be able to protect yourself/others. Chofetz Chaim Daily 22 Adar  6:3 If someone wants to tell you LH, ask him if there

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