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Zeev Bentsionovich Volfson

ecologist , author

Zeev Volfson, USSR Ecologist, author.

Background

Volfson, Zeev was born in 1944.

Education

Graduated in geography from Moscow University and from the Moscow Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography (State Film School) as a scriptwriter.

Career

Worked as an ecologist. Collected information on destroyed Russian churches and monasteries, and smuggled it to the West. As the result, a fine informative album, Razrushennye I Oskvernennye Khramy, full of excellent photographic material, was published in Germany, 1981.

Left the USSR, 1981. Lives and works in Jerusalem. Doctor of Jerusalem University. Another valuable book, Unichtozhenie Prirody, on ecological disasters in the Soviet Union, was published in 1978 in Germany under the pen-name Boris Komarov.