... an Eruv is seen to enable the carrying of objects out of doors on the Jewish Sabbath that would otherwise be forbidden by Torah law (Halakha). Without an Eruv, Torah-observant Jews would be forbidden from carrying keys or tissues in their pockets or pushing baby carriages on the Jewish Sabbath, thus making it difficult for many to leave their homes.
Yes, leave the radio on in a private area on a low volume.
One is allowed to drive to a secure place and take along whatever is necessary, even money. Once one is out of harms way, he should stay put until after Shabbos. If a child or elderly person is present and staying in the car would be a danger, one can proceed to a shelter. One may also put gas in the car if needed to arrive at a safe place.
Panel shutters need to be installed with each use and may only be placed on the windows if the situation is one where life is in danger-not to protect property.
One is permitted to bring indoors whatever might pose a danger.
Unless the power line could cause a serious danger to the people in the home, one should wait until after Shabbos to report it.
Even a category one or two hurricane poses enough of a threat to certain areas to demand an evacuation. In such cases, all necessary precautions should be taken.
One is allowed to do what is necessary to protect one’s own life or the life of someone else in danger.
Once the winds reach the speed of 35 mph, one should assume the eruv is not kosher and should not carry outside.
If the food was fully cooked (or even 1/3 cooked) and is still hot, one may consume the food.
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