Questions tagged [lo-taamod-al-dam-reyecha]

A phrase that appears in Leviticus 19:16, literally meaning "do not stand on the blood of your fellow". Broadly taken as an injunction against standing idly by while harm befalls someone else.

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Is it a mitzvah to save someone from execution by Beth Din?

I am wondering how the laws of pikuach nefesh might apply to a situation of mitath beth din. Would bystanders be obliged to save the condemned from his lawful execution? What about members of the beth ...
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Lashon hara l'toeles, with ulterior motives

The chafetz Chaim writes in Hilchos Lashon Hara (10:2) that one of the conditions of being allowed to relate lashon hara l'toeles, (for example to save someone from getting hurt), is that the person ...