Chofetz Chaim Daily 15 Av 10:3 Continued from yesterday. Only mutar if speaker himself isnt guilty of the same crime. 10:4 Litoeles can also be just to defame sinners. Asur to tell people that dont think it was wrong, it will bring to rechilus. In scenarios that its mutar, its a mitzvah to say. If asur, asur period.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 14 Av 10:1 Mutar to spread the injustice that ploni caused your friend IF it will help to right the wrong, or at least defame wrongdoers. 10:2 However you must fulfill 7 conditions: 1. absolutely factual 2. youre certain who the real villain is 3. rebuke perpetrator first 4. must not inflate crime 5. Litoeles & not
Chofetz Chaim Daily 13 Av 9:5 Mitzvah to restrain even your young children from LH so theyll get the habit. 9:6 Asur to repeat private matters heard from a friend.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 12 Av 9:3 Asur to relate damage causing praise, ex: telling how ploni did a favor in hosting you, or lending you money, etc. This can cause ploni harm since others will now demand the same. Asur to say something that can be mistaken for LH. 9:4 Asur to live among baalei LH. Asur to listen even
Chofetz Chaim Daily 11 Av 9:1 Asur to speak AVAK LH which means a negative inference e.g. to say: 1. who would think ploni would end up so good 2. its better we dont talk about ploni or 3. praising ploni in presence of an enemy, or excessive praise to any listener. 9:2 All praise is asur in public, except
Chofetz Chaim Daily 10 Av 8:13 Asur for anyone to BELIEVE LH regardless of who the subject is, except for apikores and informers, etc. 8:14 Likewise doesnt matter who its being heard from, even parents and family members. One is responsible for the behaviors his household and should therefore restrain them from LH and set a positive example.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 9 Av 8:12 Asur to speak LH to a Jew. To a non-Jew is much worse because it causes chilul Hashem and he will definitely believe it and can cause Jew great damage. More terrible is informing on a Jew to authorities, equal to apikores and great punishment awaits him.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 8 Av 8:10 Asur to say LH to anyone; men, women & children. Telling your spouse every time someone wrongs or insults you, will just involve them in fight, making it worse, eventually they’ll lose respect for you when they see your always being teased. 8:11 Asur to say LH to relatives siblings and parents.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 7 Av 8:8 Some permit LH on baalei machlokes to cause those at fault to stop fighting, IF 1. you have good intentions & not hate 2. no other way to stop it 3. youre certain this party is the guilty one. 8:9 There is a cherem against saying LH about dead people, especially Torah scholars &
Chofetz Chaim Daily 6 Av 8:5 Mitzvah to say LH about a known apikores (one who denies a/t of written or oral law) 8:6 If its just a rumor, you can suspect and stay away, but not believe it until you see it yourself or otherwise verify it. 8:7 Same laws apply for a rasha (someone who constantly commits major