Like toothpaste, derogatory speech cannot be returned to the tube.
A feminist exploration of traditional teachings on gossip
Parashat Beha'alotcha illustrates three paths of achieving meaning in life.
The Rabbinic and Hasidic understandings of gossip focus on the impossibility of repairing the damage it causes.
Sages & Scholars
This influential 20th-century Jewish figure established his reputation first and foremost as an opponent of lashon hara, evil speech.
Every kind of trafficking in evil report or rumors—whether true or not—by carrying them from one person to another, or by relating unpleasant or harmful facts about another, is forbidden.