ChofetzChaimDaily 9 Kislev 8:12 Asur to speak LH to a Jew. To a non-Jew is much worse because it causes chilul Hashem and he will definitely believe it and cause the Jew great damage. More terrible is informing on a Jew to authorities, equal to apikores and great punishment awaits him.
ChofetzChaimDaily 8 Kislev 8:10 Asur to say LH to anyone; men, women & children. Telling your spouse every time someone wrongs or insults you, will just involve them in fight, making it worse, eventually they will lose respect for you when they see your always being teased. 8:11 Asur to say LH to relatives siblings and parents.
ChofetzChaimDaily 7 Kislev 8:8 Some permit LH on baalei machlokes to cause those at fault to stop fighting, IF 1. you have good intentions & not hate 2. theres no other way to stop it 3. youre certain this party is the guilty one. 8:9 There is a cherem against saying LH about dead people, especially Torah scholars & their
ChofetzChaimDaily 5 Kislev 8:3 Asur to say LH on a child if it will put him in a bad light or cause him damage. 8:4 Asur to say LH on an am haaretz. Saying LH on a scholar can often be in the category of mivazeh Talmid Chacham which is a terrible sin. Someone whos a Rav and toils in
ChofetzChaimDaily 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 wife and in-laws.
ChofetzChaimDaily 3 Kislev 7:13 Beis din may rely on circumstantial evidence that THEY witnessed, to beat someone to confess his crime. 7:14 Asur for Beis din to rely on the claimant for the circumstantial evidence.
ChofetzChaimDaily 2 Kislev 7:10 If you have circumstantial evidence that its true, its still asur to believe it except IF 1. theres no way to judge him favorably and 2. theres 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.
ChofetzChaimDaily 1 Kislev 7:7 Asur to believe LH even if the speaker is trustworthy as two witnesses. 7:8 When it’s 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 must not relate it to others. 7:9 Asur to believe
ChofetzChaimdaily 29 Cheshvan 7:5 Mutar to believe LH on someone whos 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 27 Cheshvan 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.