Do your New Year's resolutions include better speech? Listen to some inspirational wisdom...
Introduction to Shmirat Halashon / Guarding One's Speech with Rebbetzin
Rebbetzin Twerski talks about speech as the essence of man, and the
awesome ability we have to use it to destroy or to build (11 minutes).
Rebbetzin Feige Twerski of Milwaukee, Wisconsin lectures
worldwide on a myriad of Judaic subjects. She is a mother of 11 children,
and serves as the Rebbetzin alongside her husband, Rabbi Michel Twerski,
of Congregation Beth Jehudah
of Milwaukee. She also writes an online column
about Jewish family topics.
The Impact of Lashon Hara with Rabbi Zev Leff
Rabbi Leff sheds insight into the teachings of our Sages: How Lashon
Hara inflicts "private" damage upon the speaker, why Miriam's Lashon Hara
was not Lashon Hara, and the power of speech to unify the elements within
man and mankind as a whole (9 minutes).
Rabbi Yitzchak Berkovits, a renowned expert on Jewish
Law and Philosophy, is dean of the Center
for Jewish Values, a Jerusalem-based organization which advances knowledge
of Hilchos Bein Adom L'Chavero, the Torah's teachings on interpersonal relationships. Rabbi
Berkowitz has spoken on dozens of Bein Adom L'Chavero topics (which are
available on audiotape and CD at email@example.com),
and co-authored Chofetz
Chaim: A Lesson A Day.