Tag: negative speech

  • What is לשון הרע Lashon Hara?

    What is  לשון הרע Lashon Hara?

    Lashon hara literally means “bad talk.” This means that it is forbidden to speak negatively about someone else, even if it is true.   It is also forbidden to repeat anything about another, even if it is not a negative thing. This is called rechilut.   It is also forbidden to listen to lashon hara.…