Chofetz Chaim

18
Apr

Chofetz Chaim Daily 13-14 Nissan

Chofetz Chaim Daily 13 Nissan 9:5 Mitzvah to restrain even your young children from LH so they’ll get into the habit. 9:6 Asur to repeat private matters heard from a friend. Chofetz Chaim Daily 14 Nissan 10:1 Mutar to spread the injustice that ploni caused your friend IF it will help to right a wrong, or defame wrongdoers. 10:2 However

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17
Apr

Chofetz Chaim Daily 12 Nissan

Chofetz Chaim Daily 12 Nissan 9:3 Asur to relate praise that may cause damage. Eg. Telling that ploni hosted you or lent you money, etc. This can cause ploni harm bc 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 if not

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16
Apr

Chofetz Chaim Daily 11 Nissan

Chofetz Chaim Daily 11 Nissan 9:1 Asur to speak AVAK LH which is a negative inference eg. “who would think ploni would end up so good?”, “its better we dont talk about ploni” Praising ploni in presence of an enemy or excessive praise to any listener is also avak LH. 9:2 All praise is asur in public, except about universally

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15
Apr

Chofetz Chaim Daily 10 Nissan

Chofetz Chaim Daily 10 Nissan 8:13 Asur for anyone to BELIEVE LH regardless of who the subject is, except for apikores* & informers etc. 8:14 Likewise, it doesn’t matter who its heard from, even parents and family members. One is responsible for the behaviors of his household. He should therefore restrain them from LH and set a positive example. *A

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14
Apr

Chofetz Chaim Daily 8-9 Nissan

Chofetz Chaim Daily 8 Nissan 8:10 Asur to say LH to anyone; men, women & children. Telling your spouse every time someone wrongs or insults you will involve them in fight. Eventually s/he will lose respect for you when s/he sees you’re always being teased. 8:11 Asur to say LH to relatives, siblings & parents. Chofetz Chaim Daily 9 Nissan

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11
Apr

Chofetz Chaim Daily 6-7 Nissan

Chofetz Chaim Daily 6 Nissan 8:5 Mitzvah to say LH about a known apikores (one who denies anything of written or oral law) The Poskim say that a Tinok Shenishba has a Halacha of a regular Jew and no LH should be said about him, unless it is LeToeles with all the conditions. 8:6 If its a rumor, you can

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10
Apr

Chofetz Chaim Daily 4-5 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. 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

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8
Apr

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.

7
Apr

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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4
Apr

Chofetz Chaim Daily 28 Adar II

Chofetz Chaim Daily 28 Adar II 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

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