Chofetz Chaim Daily 29 Taamuz – 1 Av

Chofetz Chaim Daily 29 Taamuz  7:5 Mutar to believe LH about someone who is known to constantly transgress serious sins* 7:6 If someone degrades himself and another, you may believe it about himself but not the other. *A Tinok Shenishba, e.g. someone who didn’t receive a proper Jewish education, or did, but has unfortunately had challenging life experiences, and we have to deal with him like with any other Jew. is till considered “Amitecha” and LH cannot be said, listened or believed. For any questions one should speak to a Posek.

Chofetz Chaim Daily 1 Av  7:7 Asur to believe LH even if the speaker is as trustworthy as two witnesses. 7:8 If the speaker witnessed firsthand, it is mutar to believe that ploni is a bad person (stay away from him). However, you can not relate it to others. 7:9 Asur to believe LH even if speaker was masiach lefi tumo – which means it was mentioned as a random side point.

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