A classic of Jewish mysticism by the world-renowned scholar, Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, in which he seeks to answer the major questions
asked by the modern Jew about the nature of his / her existence in G-d's universe
this book has been translated into a number of languages and has become a classic;
The Russian translation has been disseminated since late 70s through the system of 'samizdat' (private reprinting)
This work based on the ideas of Kabbala - esoteric, secret knowledge - touches upon such topics as the relationship between man and Creator , freedom of choice, and the meaning of our existence
Despite the apparent complexity of the issues dealt with in this book, it is comprehensible for anybody and reads with unceasing interest"