Chofetz Chaim Daily 21 Sivan 7)Umikdashi tiraoo. Do not speak LH in shul. 8)V’hadarta pnei zaken. Do not speak LH about a chacham or old person, definitely not in front of them.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 19 Sivan 3)B’tzedek tishpot amisecha. LH may come from a person not judging another favorably. 4)V’chai achicha emach. LH can cause loss to another’s livelihood. Chofetz Chaim Daily 20 Sivan 5)Hocheach tocheach es amisecha. One should rebuke a LH speaker 6)Uvo tidbak. Cleave to Chachamim and do not join a LH group
Chofetz Chaim Daily 17 Sivan. 16)Lo sachnifu es haaretz, if one agrees to a an LH story to gain approval of speaker. 17)Lo sikallel cheiresh. One may not curse another. Speaking LH commonly causes one to transgress 17 negative commandments! Chofetz Chaim Daily 18 Sivan. LH causes one to transgress many positive commandments. 1)Zachor… asah Hashem L’Miriam. Remember and do
Chofetz Chaim Daily 16 Sivan 14)Lo sisa alav cheit. One may not shame another. 15)Kol almanah v’yasom lo saanun. One may not pain a widow or an orphan.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 14 Sivan 10)Lo yakum eid echad. One person may not tell LH to Beis Din. 11)Lo siheye achrei rebim laraos. One may not join a LH group. Chofetz Chaim Daily 15 Sivan 12)Lo yiheye kikorach v’adaso. One may not cause machlokes. 13) Lo sonu ish es amiso. One may not pain another.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 12 Sivan 5)Hishamer… Pen Tishkach Es Hashem… Mitzva not to be haughty 6) Lo Sichallilu Es Shem Kadshi. Warns against chillul Hashem, which one causes when speaking LH. This is especially true if one’s actions negatively influence others. Chofetz Chaim Daily 13 Sivan 7)Lo Sisna Es Achicha…. Don’t hate 8)Lo Sikom. If one is taking revenge 9)
Chofetz Chaim Daily 10 Sivan Commandments that one transgresses with LH: Negative commandments – 1)Lo Selech Rachil B’amecha (if the info is false then it is Motsi Shem Ra) 2)Lo Sisa Shema Shav Don’t accept a bad report. Refers to speaker as well, because we also read as Lo Sasi (do not tell) Chofetz Chaim Daily 11 Sivan Negative commandments
Chofetz Chaim Daily 9 Sivan Because LH is such a bad trait, it is singled out with a specific commandment, Lo selech rachil, unlike other bad traits. LH also involves many sins which we will list in the future. General Rule: Unless specified otherwise, prohibitions apply equally to LH and Rechilus, speaker and listener, true and false, before subject and
Chofetz Chaim Daily 8 Sivan. Opening. In Hashem’s love for us, He distanced us from the bad trait of LH which causes discord & fighting. The Chofetz Chaim details infamous history of LH: Snake/Eitz Hadaas – created death, Sale of Yosef lead to slavery in Egypt, Story of spies caused exile. See sefer for more details.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 6 Sivan. Intro. The entire sefer was written as actual Halacha, not stringencies (unless specified). The sefer opens with a comprehensive introduction, with all the positive and negative commandments that one may transgress while speaking LH. Studying this will help to restrain oneself. Chofetz Chaim Daily 7 Sivan. Intro. One should try to fully understand the laws,