Chofetz Chaim

30
Nov

Chofetz Chaim Daily 7 Kislev

Chofetz Chaim Daily 7 Kislev 8:8 Some permit LH about 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. you’re certain this party is the guilty one. 8:9 There is a cherem against saying LH about dead people, especially Torah scholars &

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29
Nov

Chofetz Chaim Daily 6 Kislev

Chofetz Chaim Daily 6 Kislev 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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28
Nov

Chofetz Chaim Daily 5 Kislev

Chofetz Chaim Daily 5 Kislev 8:3 Asur to say LH about a child if it will put him in a bad light or cause him damage. 8:4 Asur to say LH about an am haaretz. Saying LH on a scholar can often be in the category of mivazeh Talmid Chacham which is a terrible sin. Someone who’s a Rav and

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27
Nov

Chofetz Chaim Daily 3-4 Kislev

Chofetz Chaim Daily 3 Kislev 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. Chofetz Chaim Daily 4 Kislev 8:1 The Issur of saying LH applies to men and women, strangers and relatives. 8:2 Asur to say

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24
Nov

Chofetz Chaim Daily 1-2 Kislev

Chofetz Chaim Daily 1 Kislev 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

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23
Nov

Chofetz Chaim Daily 30 Cheshvan

Chofetz Chaim Daily 30 Cheshvan 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, so theyll stay away from him; the people may believe it, IF the speaker witnessed it first hand. However one mustnt relate it to others. 7:9 Asur to

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22
Nov

Chofetz Chaim Daily 29 Cheshvan

Chofetz Chaim Daily 29 Cheshvan 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

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21
Nov

Chofetz Chaim Daily 28 Cheshvan

Chofetz Chaim Daily 28 Cheshvan 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 purposely

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20
Nov

Chofetz Chaim Daily 26-27 Cheshvan

Chofetz Chaim Daily 26 Cheshvan  6:11 Heter to suspect is only to protect yourself. It is absolutely forbidden to mistreat, release oneself from obligations to, or hate that person. 6:12 Tshuva from believing LH includes removing the story and any ill will from your heart. Chofetz Chaim Daily 27 Cheshvan  7:1 Asur to believe LH even if the story was

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17
Nov

Chofetz Chaim Daily 24-25 Cheshvan

Chofetz Chaim Daily 24 Cheshvan 6:7 The sin of LH is commonly caused by not judging favorably. 6:8 It is much worse if the subject is a Talmid Chacham, whom one must try harder to judge favorably. Chofetz Chaim Daily 25 Cheshvan 6:9 Anything that is asur for someone to SAY, is also LH to BELIEVE. 6:10 One is allowed

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