Mechirat Chametz

Mechirat Chametz

Jewish law requires that we possess no chametz during Passover. To ensure compliance with this tradition, we may transfer title of whatever chametz we have to a non-Jew. Thus the chametz is not legally ours during Passover. This ceremony is usually done by a rabbi and is called Mechirat Chametz (literally, the sale of chametz). All the authorizations are collected and transferred to a non-Jew.

Following Passover, possession returns to the original owners. Please return the form to the office by 12:00 Noon on Monday, April 6.

THIS IS TO CERTIFY that the undersigned has authorized Rabbi Lyle Fishman to sell the chametz of the name listed below before pesach, in accordance with jewish law.

Family Address

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Ohr Kodesh Congregation

8300 Meadowbrook Lane
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Phone: (301) 589-3880
Fax:  (301) 495-4801

Email: executivedirector@

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