Daily Halachos

17
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.  

16
Apr

Chofetz Chaim Daily 9 Nissan

Chofetz Chaim Daily 9 Nissan 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.

15
Apr

Chofetz Chaim Daily 8 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.

14
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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11
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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10
Apr

Chofetz Chaim Daily 2-3 Nissan

Chofetz Chaim Daily 2 Nissan 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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9
Apr

Chofetz Chaim Daily 1 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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8
Apr

Chofetz Chaim Daily 29 Adar

Chofetz Chaim Daily 29 Adar 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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7
Apr

Chofetz Chaim Daily 27-28 Adar

Chofetz Chaim Daily 27 Adar  7:1 Asur to believe LH even if the story was said publicly. 7: 2 Asur to believe LH even if the subject was present & didn’t protest. Asur to believe LH, if speaker just SAYS he would say it in subject’s presence. Chofetz Chaim Daily 28 Adar 7:3 Asur to believe LH even if heard

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4
Apr

Chofetz Chaim Daily 25-26 Adar

Chofetz Chaim Daily 25 Adar 6:9 Anything that is asur for someone to SAY, is also LH to BELIEVE. 6:10 One is allowed to SUSPECT that a story is true, IF there is toeles e.g. to protect himself etc. However one must still treat this suspect as a regular Jew for all matters. Chofetz Chaim Daily 26 Adar 6:11 Heter

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