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If the information is related before three people, then it is considered publicly known, and should one of the three repeat it, he is not guilty of lashon hara , as long as his intent was not to spread it as much as possible. (Rambam, Hilchos Deos 7:5) Therefore, one may repeat anything heard from a public news source, and it is not considered lashon ...


Lying By our words, we transmit some life to things which are spoken, because we're images of hakadoch baruch hu. Lying is forbidden as it is a way of blowing life into something which shouldn't be, a way of providing truth to something which is untrue. When someone is feeling embarrassed at the idea of lying, this is because her/his yetzer tov is ...

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