Sale of Hameitz 5782

Posted on: Wednesday March 2, 2022

Since ownership of hameitz (bread and other leavened products) is not allowed during Pesah, ideally all hameitz in one's possession would be given away or destroyed before the holiday begins. Since this often represents a financial hardship, the practice arose for people to store away their hametz before Pesah and arrange to sell it for the duration of the holiday. By filling out the form below, you are appointing Rabbi Schwartz to arrange the sale on your behalf.

Please note that this form should only be used by those in the same time zone or west of New York. If you are further east, you should make arrangements to sell your hameitz with someone local. 

Grocery store owners and other businesses that will be open over Pesah should not fill out the form below, but should email Rabbi Mordy Schwartz to arrange for the sale.

By clicking on the submit button below, I/we hereby authorize Rabbi Mordy Schwartz to act as my/our agent in the sale of all hameitz that may be in my/our possession wherever it may be - whether at home, at a place of business, or elsewhere - in accordance with the requirements of Jewish law. All hameitz in my/our possession that will not be consumed by the latest time for eating hametz on Friday, April 15, 2022 will be stored and sealed by the latest time for burning hametz on Friday, April 15, 2022 and will remain stored away for the duration of Pesah.

Note: This form will not be available after 12:00 PM ET on Thursday, April 14, 2022. Please note that the time for burning hameitz is on Friday, April 15, but the sale will be effective after the last time for consumption of hameitz on Friday, April 15.

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