Selling of Hametz

 

The undersigned appoint(s) Rabbi Moshe Waldoks or Rabbi Claudia Kreiman to serve as my/our agent in the selling of hametz in our possession.

   I/We understand that I/we must segregate and mark the areas where this hametz is found. This hametz will not be in my/our possession from the period of 10 am, Monday, April 10, 2017 until 10 pm, Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

  I/We will not be permitted access to or utility from this hametz during the aforementioned period, and the buyers will have rights of access to the hametz during this period.  

    

Please sign this document, append your address and location of the aforementioned hametz, and return it to the office no later than Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 12 noon.

 

[Selling hametz refers to the creation of a “legal” way to prevent extreme financial hardship in observing the Passover regulations. Thus, it is permissible to “sell” large stocks of expensive liquors, cooking utensils, and other “hametzdik” items to carry out the mitzvah of ridding our homes of any kind of hametz. This “selling” does not include explicit hametz i.e. foodstuffs, perishable or not. This is a wonderful opportunity to donate closed boxes and cans to the Brookline Food Pantry. This contract does not free one from the necessity of “koshering” one’s home for Pesach.]

Hametz – 5777/2017

    It's customary to accompany this authorization with a contribution to the Rabbi's Discretionary Fund. Multiple of $18 are welcome.
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