Click here for the online Chameitz form

Sell Chametz

Since it is prohibited to possess chametz on Pesach, any chametz left un-disposed must be sold to a non-Jew. And then after Passover, your Cameits will be boiught back. [Remember: any chametz that is "owned" by a Jew during Pesach may not be eaten or used, even after Pesach.]

Therefore, all chametz that will not be eaten or disposed of before Pesach and all chametz utensils that will not be thoroughly cleaned by then, should be stored away. The storage area should be taped shut to be leased to the non-Jew at the time of the chametz sale.

Since there are many legal intricacies in this sale, only a competent rabbi should be entrusted with its execution. The rabbi acts as our agent both to sell the chametz to the non-Jew on the morning before Pesach starts and also to buy it back the evening after Pesach ends.

The form below should be printed out and mailed or brought to the Chabad Center by April 4.

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Sale Of Chametz form
This form is NOT an internet form - it must be printed out and mailed or brought to the Chabad Center | 34 Cedar Street, Milford, MA 01757

The deadline for us to receive this form is April 4.

Delegation of Power to Sell Chometz

I (we*)____________________________________________ hereby authorize Rabbi Kivman or an agent of his choice, to sell all Chametz in my (our) possession wherever it may be — at home, at my (our) place of business, or elsewhere — in accordance with the requirements of Jewish & Civil Law as incorporated in the special contract for the sale of Chametz.

* Please specify husband and wife names

Name: ____________________________________________________________________

Home Address: ______________________________________________________________

Address (cont.): ____________________________________________________________

City, State, Zip: ____________________________________________________________


Business address: ___________________________________________________________

Business Address (cont): _____________________________________________________

City, State, Zip: ____________________________________________________________


E-mail: ____________________________________________________________________

Signature(s): _______________________________________________________________

Must be signed by head of household, and preferably by all parties.  

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It is also customary to include a "tip" for the Rabbi, as sign of gratitude for taking care of the sale of Chametz for you. Additionally, you can make a donation to the Chabad Center in honor of Passover.

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  • The following online sale-of-Chametz form, can be used only if you can't get the printed/signed form to Chabad in time: click here.

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