Daily Halachos

10
Dec

Chofetz Chaim Daily 12 Kislev

Chofetz Chaim Daily 12 Kislev 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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9
Dec

Chofetz Chaim Daily 11 Kislev

Chofetz Chaim Daily 11 Kislev 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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8
Dec

Chofetz Chaim Daily 9-10 Kislev

Chofetz Chaim Daily 9 Kislev 8:12 Asur to speak LH to a Jew. To a non-Jew is much worse because it causes a chilul Hashem. As well, the non-Jew will definitely believe it and cause the Jew great damage. Even more terrible is informing on a Jew to authorities. This is equal to apikorsus and great punishment awaits. Chofetz Chaim

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5
Dec

Chofetz Chaim Daily 7-8 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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4
Dec

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 suspect and

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3
Dec

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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2
Dec

Chofetz Chaim Daily 4 Kislev

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 LH ABOUT men or women, including your spouse and in-laws.

1
Dec

Chofetz Chaim Daily 2-3 Kislev

Chofetz Chaim Daily 2 Kislev 7:10 If you have circumstantial evidence that LH is true, still asur to believe it except IF 1. no way to judge favorably and 2. there’s a toeles to listening. 7:11 Circumstantial evidence must be witnessed by speaker, and really pertaining to story. 7:12 Its still asur to tell others or damage the subject. Chofetz

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28
Nov

Chofetz Chaim Daily 30 Cheshvan

Chofetz Chaim Daily 30 Cheshvan 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

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27
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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