The Dangers of Lashon Hara

Tazria (Leviticus 12-13)

Comments (5)

(5) Ben Larry, April 25, 2015 5:32 PM

thank you

Shabbot shalom. Thank you very much Rabbi Shafier for your teaching. It has been very helpful and inspiring. I appreciate you.

(4) martin levine, March 25, 2014 5:29 PM

nadav and abihu

tell that to Nadav and Avihu, they in essence did not "do what they were told", How do we separate out the Nachshon, N and A, and Pinchas who go "outside the nine dots"? And were rewarded!

(3) Richard Price, May 6, 2012 8:38 AM


Yes indeed time and again I have told myself not to talk so much and , it is sign of neurosis , of pride the ego or small miind driving us and over riding the Spirit of God at work within our members, blessing to you for this VERY imporatnt teaching. Shalom Richard

(2) Anonymous, April 14, 2010 1:45 PM

It's hard to do but very important

I heard of the Chofetz Chaim a few years ago. He was a rabbi who emphasized the importance of guarding the tongue. It is a very hard thing to do, especially if you have friends with whom you have enjoyed sharing gossip for a long time. Talk to your friends and make a pact to stop lashon hara. The relationship will improve!

(1) Anonymous, April 12, 2010 3:40 PM


I am going to live by this from this day on. I have never heard of this verse. I recently started studying the Bible, I am only in Exodus. I live in WV, and there are no Jewish Rabbis where I live, So I really appreciate Aish and your teaching today Rabbi Shafier.


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