The Zera Shimshon Blog
As a service to the Jewish People, we will study teachings of Sefer Zera Shimshon. It is auspicious for blessings of health, children and sustenance to study Rabbi Nachmani’s novella.
Rav Shimshon Chaim ben Rav Nachmon Michoel Nachmani, author of Sefer Zera Shimshon, was born in 1706/1707 and was recognized as a tremendous Torah scholar in all areas of Torah. He was a holy and pious individual. He passed away on the 6th of Elul 5539 (1779).
In his introduction to Sefer Zera Shimshon, he explains that since his only son had died during his lifetime, he wrote his Seforim to perpetuate his own memory after his passing. The following is his passionate request to study his seforim:
“I implore of you with ten terms of supplication to choose from my Chiddushim (novella) the piece that finds favor in your eyes, for your study will sooth my soul etc…’
‘In this merit, Hashem will repay you with children, health and sustenance. “…and now my brothers and friends etc. do a true kindness, and with your eyes you will see children and grandchildren surrounding your table, houses filled with all that is good, wealth and honor will not cease from your children…”