Monthly Archives: January 2010

Action without Judgment

SEFER CHOFETZ CHAIM — Laws of Loshon Hora 6:9-10 We have been learning about kaballas loshon hora, the prohibition against believing loshon hora which is related in one’s presence. The Chofetz Chaim states that this prohibition applies not only to … Continue reading

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Think Positive

SEFER CHOFETZ CHAIM — Laws of Loshon Hora 6:7-8 In the course of a day, the average person hears hundreds of pieces of information. As each one is digested, we are left to decide whether or not we choose to … Continue reading

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Standing Firm

SEFER CHOFETZ CHAIM — Laws of Loshon Hora 6:5-6 The Chofetz Chaim introduces us to a situation with which we are all familiar: You are sitting at someone’s Shabbos table or at a wedding, and several people start speaking loshon … Continue reading

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Constructive Listening

SEFER CHOFETZ CHAIM — Laws of Loshon Hora 6:3-4 In the previous segment, we learned that we are permitted to listen to loshon hora (without accepting it as fact) if there is something constructive to be gained. The Chofetz Chaim … Continue reading

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The Art of Listening

SEFER CHOFETZ CHAIM — Laws of Loshon Hora 6:1-2 One of the factors which makes loshon hora such a serious sin is that it involves the interaction of two people — the speaker and the listener. Until now, the Chofetz … Continue reading

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Brand NEW sefer for the upcoming Shmiras HaLoshon cycle beginning this Shabbos!  

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Marketing Tools and the Power of Two

SEFER CHOFETZ CHAIM — Laws of Loshon Hora 5:7-8 In the business world, loshon hora is often spoken as a “marketing tool.” You may have observed this technique when asking a salesman for his opinion about a product and receiving, … Continue reading

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Dangerous Conjectures

SEFER CHOFETZ CHAIM — Laws of Loshon Hora 5:5-6 The Chofetz Chaim informs us today that the popular pastime of “armchair financial analysis” is actually a forum for loshon hora. This occurs when a group conjectures about another person’s financial … Continue reading

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Intelligence

SEFER CHOFETZ CHAIM — Laws of Loshon Hora 5:3-4 In this segment, the Chofetz Chaim further examines the common practice of discussing other people’s intelligence. He asks the reader to consider the following scenario: You overhear a conversation in which … Continue reading

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***URGENT*** Tehillim Request for Rabbi Yaakov Akiva Mashinski

BS”D Please say tehillim now for Yaakov Akiva ben Malka Leah who is undergoing surgery NOW. Please forward this to friends and contacts. Also: At present Daniel Chaim Ben Tzofia Bracha 8 year old little boy with leukemia, is making … Continue reading

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