ChofetzChaimDaily 5 Adar 2:11 When a community board holds a private vote e.g. to decide whether or not to rehire the chazzan, the voters must NOT relate their own OR others opinions, even if it was positive, because that will inevitably shift the blame on the other voters.
ChofetzChaimDaily 4 Adar 2:9 Heter of Apei Tlasa doesnt allow one to BELIEVE story, add to it, or show you agree to it. See sefer for further elaboration. 2:10 Heter doesnt apply if listener will believe what youre saying. With all its limitations, applying this heter is rare, and many authorities disagree with it anyway.
ChofetzChaimDaily 3 Adar 2:7 If the speaker told his three listeners not to repeat the story, then one cant repeat it, even if the two others didnt obey and repeated. 2:8 No matter what wording he used to tell listeners not to repeat it, you must not. Heter of apei tlasa doesnt apply if two said LH to two.
ChofetzChaimDaily 2 Adar 2:5 Aforementioned heter doesnt apply if one of the three people in the group is not the type to relate what was said (i.e. hes relative of subject or hes very scrupulous). 2:6 Also only applies within that city, we dont consider it public knowledge in another city.
ChofetzChaimDaily 1 Adar 2:3 If one was in group of three that heard LH, SOME say that he may repeat the story, because we assume that its now public knowledge. However, even this view only allows random repeating, not to intend to spread story. 2:4 Applies only to those who heard in group of three. (except if e/o already knows).
ChofetzChaimDaily 30 Adar 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 believe LH
ChofetzChaimdaily 29 Adar 7:5 Mutar to believe LH on 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.
ChofetzChaimDaily 28 Adar 7:3 Asur to believe LH even if heard from two people. Since they spoke LH, theyre like a rasha who we wont trust to spoil a good persons name. 7:4 Asur to believe rumor that ploni did aveira, just suspect until clarified. One may relate it in conversation, but not purposely spread it.
ChofetzChaimDaily 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 while it was said and didnt protest. Obviously its asur to believe LH, if speaker just SAYS he would say it in subjects presence.
ChofetzChaimDaily 26 Adar 6:11 This Heter to suspect, is only to protect yourself. However its 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.