This year more than ever, selling you chametz online is the easiest solution. Here’s how it’s done.
Leading halachic authorities have ruled that online authorizations are acceptable for the purpose of selling chametz and with Jewish communities in worldwide lockdown, physically removing chametz from the home and selling it this year is a little more complicated.
The Chief Rabbinate of Israel offers an online service for the sale of chametz. Access the Israel government services website portal here and follow the instructions. The form is in Hebrew but here is a translation of the required fields which you can fill out in English.
Reading from right to left (all those marked with an asterisk are compulsory fields and must be filled in)
Field 1 – Surname*
Field 2 – First name*
Field 3 – Email address*
Field 4 – Telephone number
Field 5 – Country*
Field 6 – City*
Field 7 – Street*
Field 8 – Number*
Field 9 – Apartment number
Field 10 – Area code
Field 11 – If you have chametz for sale at any location other than the address listed, please provide details in the comment box
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You can also sell your chametz via Chabad – use their interactive form to easily and quickly sell your leavened food, no matter where you are in the world.
Once you have completed to process of selling the chametz, the chametz must be put in closed and marked places until after Passover.