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Losing one's olam haba for embarrassing a non-Jew

Rambam (De'os 6:8) seems to imply that it's specific to fellow Jews: כָּךְ אָמְרוּ חֲכָמִים יָכוֹל אַתָּה מוֹכִיחוֹ וּפָנָיו מִשְׁתַּנּוֹת תַּלְמוּד לוֹמַר וְלֹא תִשָּׂא עָלָיו חֵטְא. מִכָּאן ...
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Does Onaat Devarim apply to yourself?

The Rema (CM 228) cites Nemukei Yosef: ומי שמאנה את עצמו מותר להוניהו One who denigrates himself, it is permitted to denigrate >him The Sema (228:4) provides numerous possible explanations to ...
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