December 2016


Chofetz Chaim Daily 29 Kislev

Chofetz Chaim Daily 29 Kislev 2:3 If someone badmouthed ploni in public, asur to tell others. (You can’t assume everyone knows because of chavra chavra [your friend has a friend…]). For sure do not tell ploni himself. 2:4 If one considered breaking off a partnership or shidduch but did not, asur to tell the partner or shidduch – even if

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Chofetz Chaim Daily 28 Kislev

Chofetz Chaim Daily 28 Kislev 2:1 Asur to say rechilus to an individual, and worse in public. 2:2 AVAK rechilus is also asur. When talking about ploni to either an overly sensitive person or someone who doesn’t like him, one must not say anything that they’ll misunderstand as an offensive comment.


Chofetz Chaim Daily 27 Kislev

Chofetz Chaim Daily 27 Kislev 1:10 Asur, even without details, to hint towards an old fight. 1:11 Asur to write rechilus. Asur to tell a store owner that ploni badmouthed his merchandise.


Chofetz Chaim Daily 26 Kislev

Chofetz Chaim Daily 26 Kislev 1:8 If you’re asked to say rechilus, and the only way out is to lie, then you should lie! (dont swear). 1:9 Asur to relate a nameless story if the listener will be able to discern who it was. Likewise, if he knew the story but not the name, asur to reveal.


Chofetz Chaim Daily 23-25 Kislev

Chofetz Chaim Daily 23 Kislev Rechilus 1:1 One who says rechilus transgresses: Lo selech rachil b’amecha, and many other positive & negative commandments. 1:2 Rechilus is: Telling someone that ploni wronged or said bad about him. Asur even if ploni won’t deny it. 1:3 Rechilus is asur even if you’re not intending to create hard feelings. Asur even if you

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Chofetz Chaim Daily 22 Kislev

Chofetz Chaim Daily 22 Kislev 10:17 If someone suspects you of wrongdoing, asur to say who did it. Say I didn’t do it (except when you must say – 7 conditions have been met). It’s befitting of a special person to accept the blame to save the perpetrator from shame. This concludes Part 1 Hilchos LH. Part 2 Hilchos Rechilus.


Chofetz Chaim Daily 21 Kislev

Chofetz Chaim Daily 21 Kislev 10:15 One must prepare what he’s going to say in advance, to ensure it meets the 7 conditions. Iin the heat of the moment he may say too much. 10:16 If you heard that someone said LH about you, asur to say LH about him, because 1)Maybe it’s false 2)invalid toeles.


Chofetz Chaim Daily 20 Kislev

Chofetz Chaim Daily 20 Kislev 10:13 You may tell others about the loss ploni caused, IF they can help you rectify it. Likewise, you may relate how ploni insulted you etc. if will help prevent it from happening again. 10:14 However one must be careful not to violate any of the 7 conditions.


Chofetz Chaim Daily 19 Kislev

Chofetz Chaim Daily 19 Kislev 10:11 If you yourself was the one that was hurt, it is asur to spread because intention isn’t l’toeles. 10:12 It’s a bigger sin to spread if he didn’t even hurt you, just didn’t do you a favor that you expected.


Chofetz Chaim Daily 17-18 Kislev

Chofetz Chaim Daily 17 Kislev 10:7 You don’t have to rebuke the perpetrator (third condition ibid) if you’re sure he won’t accept it. But then you must spread to at least 3 people at a time, so they won’t think you’re going behind his back. 10:8 If the perpetrator is dangerous, then you may say it to less than 3

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