• September 17, 2021
  • 11 5782, Tishri
  • פרשת האזינו

Social Media and Lashon Hara

Social Media and Lashon Hara

When it comes to social media where does halacha draw the line between what can be said about someone and what is a violation of Lashon Hara, derogatory speech about someone which damages them in some way. Join Rabbi Dovid Fink as he explores the traditional sources from the Gemara down through today’s leading poskim.

May 26, 2021 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Social Media and Lashon Hara: Lesson
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Our first issue: Which is worse, speaking ill of someone or remaining silent and failing to warn others of the danger that someone poses?

For example, is it better to remain silent or to publicize a suspected pederast?

Primary sources in Hebrew are available through the link. In class we will translate and explain these sources.

 

June 2, 2021 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Social Media and Lashon Hara: Lesson
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June 9, 2021 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Social Media and Lashon Hara: Lesson
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Rav Ovadya’s shochet in Egypt.

The difference between offensive language in writing and in speech.

Implying something offensive.

In addition to being one of Rabbi Brovender's first students, Rabbi Dovid Fink is an outstanding expertᅠand teacher of Halacha. Rabbi Fink received his Rabbinic ordination from ITRI and the Mir and was awarded his Ph.D in Semitic Languages and Linguistics from Yale University. Rav Fink has taught thousands of students from all over the world for over 35 years.