Home About Us the Rabbis Contact Us


what's new on Revach
Parshas Tzav: Rabbeinu Bachaye - Covering the Shame of Sinners

Parshas Pinchas: Rav Yehonoson Eibshitz - Where did Zimri the Great Tzaddik go Wrong?

Showering the Night Before a Taanis

Ha Lachma Anya: Rav Eliyahu Dessler - Celebrating Freedom With Poor Bread

Rav Yaakov Edelstein - The Two Words He Wanted to Be Able to Speak
 
[view all questions in this category]

Section: Questions   Category: Halacha
TAGS:chametz she avar alav haPesach  mechiras chometz
Halacha - mechiras chametz
Submitted by anonymous  Answered by Rav Peretz Moncharsh
Question:
Answer:  

He did the right thing, because if he would have sold the chametz through a Rav on the West Coast he would have had a much bigger problem. Since the chametz would have become assur before the sale took effect, the sale would not have been valid according to many opinions and he would have been considered to own the chametz the entire Pesach. While ideally he should have stipulated that he did not want to reacquire the chametz before Pesach ended in the Pacific time zone, the Rav could not transfer ownership to him when it was to his detriment, and he did not possess the chametz until Pesach ended where he was located at the time. Therefore, there is no problem for him to use the chametz now.

posted:2009-04-20 17:24:46


printable version     email to a friend
 

Send Your Comments
Name optional
Display my name?
Yes   No
EMAIL optional
Your email address is kept private.
COMMENTS required
Type Image Code REQUIRED IMAGE CODE
    Most Viewed Lists
  1. "Zissen" Pesach
  2. Toivel Hot water Urn
  3. Bracha for bANANAS
  4. sprinkler on Shabbos clock
  5. shaving body
    Last Viewed
  1. mechiras chametz
  2. woman shaving
  3. kohen
  4. Saying Tanchanun when others aren't
  5. Tefillin