Daily Halachos

20
Jun

Chofetz Chaim Daily 22 Sivan

Chofetz Chaim Daily 22 Sivan 9)V’kidashto. Do not speak LH about a Kohen in front of him. 10)Kabed es avicha v’es imecha. Also applies to step parents and older brother

19
Jun

Chofetz Chaim Daily 20-21 Sivan

Chofetz Chaim Daily 20 Sivan 5)Hocheach tocheach es amisecha. One should rebuke a LH speaker 6)Uvo tidbak. Cleave to Chachamim and do not join a LH group. Chofetz Chaim Daily 21 Sivan 7)Umikdashi tiraoo. Do not speak LH in shul. 8)V’hadarta pnei zaken. Do not speak LH about a chacham or old person, definitely not in front of them.

16
Jun

Chofetz Chaim Daily 18-19 Sivan

Chofetz Chaim Daily 18 Sivan. LH causes one to transgress many positive commandments. 1)Zachor… asah Hashem L’Miriam. Remember and do not speak LH 2)V’Ahavta L’Reiacha Kamocha. Chofetz Chaim Daily 19 Sivan 3)B’tzedek tishpot amisecha. LH may come from a person not judging another favorably. 4)V’chai achicha emach. LH can cause loss to another’s livelihood.

15
Jun

Chofetz Chaim Daily 17 Sivan

Chofetz Chaim Daily 17 Sivan. 16)Lo sachnifu es haaretz, if one agrees to a an LH story to gain approval of speaker. 17)Lo sikallel cheiresh. One may not curse another. Speaking LH commonly causes one to transgress 17 negative commandments!

14
Jun

Chofetz Chaim Daily 16 Sivan

Chofetz Chaim Daily 16 Sivan 14)Lo sisa alav cheit. One may not shame another. 15)Kol almanah v’yasom lo saanun. One may not pain a widow or an orphan.

13
Jun

Chofetz Chaim Daily 13-15 Sivan

Chofetz Chaim Daily 13 Sivan 7)Lo Sisna Es Achicha…. Don’t hate 8)Lo Sikom. If one is taking revenge 9) Lo Sitor. When one holds a grudge. (#8 always includes #9) Chofetz Chaim Daily 14 Sivan 10)Lo yakum eid echad. One person may not tell LH to Beis Din. 11)Lo siheye achrei rebim laraos. One may not join a LH group.

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9
Jun

Chofetz Chaim Daily 11-12 Sivan

Chofetz Chaim Daily 11 Sivan Negative commandments continued. 3)Hishamer Binega Hatzaraas 4)Lifnei Iver Lo Siten Michshol. Speaker causes listener to hear LH and vice versa. Chofetz Chaim Daily 12 Sivan 5)Hishamer… Pen Tishkach Es Hashem… Mitzva not to be haughty 6) Lo Sichallilu Es Shem Kadshi. Warns against chillul Hashem, which one causes when speaking LH. This is especially true

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8
Jun

Chofetz Chaim Daily 10 Sivan

Chofetz Chaim Daily 10 Sivan 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)

7
Jun

Chofetz Chaim Daily 9 Sivan

Chofetz Chaim Daily 9 Sivan Because LH is such a bad trait, it is singled out with a specific commandment, Lo selech rachil, unlike other bad traits. LH also involves many sins which we will list in the future. General Rule: Unless specified otherwise, prohibitions apply equally to LH and Rechilus, speaker and listener, true and false, before subject and

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6
Jun

Chofetz Chaim Daily 7-8 Sivan

Chofetz Chaim Daily 7 Sivan. Intro. One should try to fully understand the laws, not just superficially, because one might misinterpret heterim. By studying the laws, one will not become a baal LH. A baal LH is similar to one who transgresses a cardinal sin (see 27 Sivan 1:4 “as bad as all 3” !) & doesn’t greet the shechina.

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