Daily Halachos

10
Oct

Chofetz Chaim Daily 10-11 Tishrei

Chofetz Chaim Daily 10 Tishrei 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 Tishrei Negative commandments

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7
Oct

Chofetz Chaim Daily 8-9 Tishrei

Chofetz Chaim Daily 8 Tishrei. 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 9

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6
Oct

Chofetz Chaim Daily 6-7 Tishrei

Chofetz Chaim Daily 6 Tishrei. 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 Tishrei. Intro. One should try to fully understand the laws,

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3
Oct

Chofetz Chaim Daily 4-5 Tishrei

Chofetz Chaim Daily 4 Tishrei. Intro. Widespread nonobservance of hilchos LH is because of: 1)Ignorance of the laws 2)False heterim. This is primarily because there was no sefer that clearly spelled out all the halachos. Chofetz Chaim Daily 5 Tishrei The sefer Chofetz Chaim was written to educate the public in keeping the laws of LH and Rechilus. Content is

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2
Oct

Chofetz Chaim Daily 3 Tishrei

Chofetz Chaim Daily 3 Tishrei Some reasons why LH is so terrible 1)When people speak/listen to LH, the satan gets the ability to prosecute & the heavenly court gets the right to listen to sins 2)LH damages the potency of prayers and Torah learning that comes from the mouth 3)LH is a habit that piles up many sins very quickly

1
Oct

Chofetz Chaim Daily 1-2 Tishrei

Chofetz Chaim Daily New Cycle. 1 Tishrei. Introduction. Praised is Hashem who gave us the Torah, and brought us into Eretz Yisrael! Alas, at end of Bayis Sheni, Sinas Chinam and LH forced us into this long and harsh exile*. Hashem is ready and able to redeem us; He is waiting for us to do teshuva. * although clearly the

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29
Sep

Chofetz Chaim Daily 28-29 Elul

Chofetz Chaim Daily 28 Elul. Conclusion. If you think the in-laws aren’t going to support the amount promised, you can tell if a) you are positive b) it is a ‘make it or break it’ issue for the boy 3)the boy is really all he’s made to be. If they already made the t’naim, you may say only if you

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26
Sep

Chofetz Chaim Daily 26-27 Elul

Chofetz Chaim Daily 26 Elul Shidduch Scenario: Be careful. If you know serious negative info about a potential shidduch, you must tell other side. Chofetz Chaim warns against destructive labeling i.e. to call a sincere & simple person “not so sharp”. Besides ruining potential matches, it degrades being sincere. Asur to degrade someone b/c of their parents or ancestors. Chofetz

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25
Sep

Chofetz Chaim Daily 25 Elul

Chofetz Chaim Daily 25 Elul In a case of potential partnership, one should not assume that ploni’s poor financial situation makes him a bad candidate for a partnership. BUT in such a scenario, where you may not want him as your partner, you shouldn’t recommend him either. That may be bad advice.

24
Sep

Chofetz Chaim Daily 24 Elul

Chofetz Chaim Daily 24 Elul 9:14 If someone suspects YOU of wronging him, and you know who really did it, you may not tell (unless all conditions met).  You may say it wasn’t me. 9:15 Ex: You put something aside for buyer. Ploni comes, pays, and takes the item. You do not protest. When original buyer returns with $, you

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