Delegation of Power to Sell Chametz
I the undersigned, fully empower and permit Rabbi Chaim Lipszyc to act in my place and stead, and on my behalf, to sell all chametz possessed by me, knowingly or unknowingly, as defined by the Torah and rabbinic law (e.g. chametz, possible chametz, and all kind of chametz mixtures).
Also chametz that tends to harden and adhere to surfaces of pans, pots, or cooking utensils, the utensils themselves, as well as pet food that contain chametz and mixtures thereof.
Rabbi Chaim Lipszyc is also empowered to lease all places wherein the chametz may be found, and elsewhere.
Rabbi Chaim Lipszyc has full right to appoint any agent or substitute in his stead, and said substitute shall have full right to sell and lease as provided herein.
Rabbi Chaim Lipszyc also has the full power and right to act as he deems fit and proper in accordance with all the details of the Bill of Sale used in the transaction to sell all my chametz, chametz mixtures, etc., as provided herein. This power is in conformity with all Torah, rabbinic and civil laws.
ABOUT THE SALE OF CHAMETZ
Since it is prohibited to possess chametz on Passover, any chametz left undisposed must be sold to a non-Jew.
All such chametz, as well as all chametz utensils that were not thoroughly cleaned, should be stored away. The storage area should be locked or taped shut for the duration of the holiday.
Since there are many legal intricacies involved in this sale, a rabbi acts as our agent both to sell the chametz to the non-Jew on the morning before Passover, and also to buy it back the evening after Passover ends.
The form on this page may be copied, modified, filled out, printed and submitted to your local rabbi by early morning of March 30, 2018, local time. If you are unable to submit your form to a rabbi in person, you may submit your form online.
Jewish law requires that your chametz be sold by the specified deadline for the location in which the owner will be on the day before Passover. Click here to look up this time for your city.
One may eat chametz until two seasonal hours before midday on the day before Passover—this year, March 30, 2018. Click here to look up this time for your city.
To learn more about about the search and removal of chametz, click here.
Click here for Frequently Asked Questions about the online sale of chametz.