Halacha/Safety Articles

  • Hatzolah flyer for Chanukah Safety can be downloaded here.
  • Hatzolah published a few monthly updates in the local Around Town publication.
    Click here to read the September 2008 update.
    Click here to read the October 2008 update.
    Click here to read the November 2008 update.
    Click here to read the January 2009 update.
  • In 1986, Feldheim Publishers published Soul Survivors, by noted author Rabbi Hanoch Teller. In the book Rabbi Teller tells the story of a Hatzolah call, that resulted in a life saved. Click here to read the story. With permission from the author.
  • Noted Hamodia Humor Columnist and Author Mordechai Schmutter wrote an article about the recent Health and Safety Fair, co-hosted by Hatzolah of Passaic/Clifton EMS and the Bikur Cholim of Passaic-Clifton. Click here for the article (originally appeared in the Hamodia Magazine in 2008).
  • Binah Magazine conducted an in-depth interview with three wives of Hatzolah Members, for their take on what it means to be a part of Hatzolah in their own special way. Click here for Hatzolah Heroines (Reprinted with permission from Binah Magazine. 2008. All Rights Reserved.Tel: 718-305-5200).
  • What is allowed and expected when confronted with a situation of Pikuach Nefesh on Shabbos? Click here for an informative article.
  • Did you ever wonder why Hatzolah members are allowed to wear two-way radios on Shabbos? Click here to find out.
  • For a Kol Korei signed by many Roshei Yeshiva and Rabbonim regarding drinking alcohol on Purim, click here.
  • For a poster created by the New York City Fire Department about Sukkah Safety, click here.
  • For a poster created and distributed by Hatzalah of Montreal about the dangers of winter travelling, click here.
  • Did you know that seven out of ten child safety seats are not installed properly. Click here for a brochure about child safety seats.
  • Yom Tov is coming. Learn about the dangers of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and CO Detectors by clicking here.
  • For a humorous article on the need for properly lit house numbers, by Mordechai Schmutter, click here (article originally appeared in the Hamodia Magazine in 2007).
  • Many safety articles, posters and multimedia presentations are available by visiting the Torah Safety Commission. The Torah Safety Commission is the educational arm of Hatzolah worldwide.

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