About the Author
Rabbi Meir Bruk - received MA in mathematics at Kiev University and worked in the arenas of artificial intelligence and hi-tech education. He received his religious education at Aish ha-Torah and Ner Le-elef Kollel, both in Jerusalem. From 1994 until 2003, he was the director of the Aish Ha-Torah outreach center in Kiev, Ukraine. Rabbi Bruk from 1995 till 1997 was also the chief editor of Aviv, a major Jewish Russian-language magazine in FSU at that time. He gave classes for Midrasha Tzionit. He also worked for Shvut Ami, a Russian-speaking outreach organization in Jerusalem, making Gemora classes, seminars for Russian Jewish intellectuals and TV satellite classes for the Odessa Kollel. From September 2004 till now rabbi Bruk is working in Brooklyn NY, in the biggest Jewish center for Russian Jews. Rabbi Bruk is an expert in Jewish family education, psychology, Jewish mystics, Jewish philosophy, hasidic thought etc.