Question:

I witnessed a car accident with one driver very clearly at fault to everyone. A car drove right into the side of another car that was stopped at a red light right in front of me.

The light turned green both cars pulled over to the side. I pulled over next to the guy that was hit and I rolled down my window. I told him I saw what happened, and I have it on my dash cam, take my number and call me if you need the footage.

As I’m giving this guy my number the other driver steps out and……..it’s a jewish guy. 3 minutes later the guy that was hit called me up and said this guy is trying to make up stories I need the video.

Is sending the video telling on another jew providing evidence against him for the police?

Is it a chilul hashem to not send, because he sees I’m also jewish and I’m helping him get away with this even though it’s clear he was in the wrong?

Answer:

 

You can and should give it to him-=see Gemara in Bava Kama 113B and Choshen Mishpot siman 28 seif 3. Basically the reason is that you are doing hashovas aveido to a gentile where there is chillul Hashem if not done.

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