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Adam the Otter (Photo: Uriel Nuri) Education as a Bridge Between Communities Tiger stripes Resting in the summer heat

The Tisch Family Zoological Gardens, the Biblical Zoo in Jerusalem

Org #13874
Vetted since 2013 Site Visit Verified
1993
year founded
$118,459
raised on GlobalGiving
6
years fundraising
1
projects funded

Mission

Topreserve rare animals and species threatened with extinction. Prominently featured in the collection are animals from the Land of Israel, with special emphasis on those species mentioned in the Bible. To develop and conduct educational activities and outreach programs that will cultivate and nurture the values of nature conservation and wildlife protection among the general public; to enhance public awareness of environmental issues and encourage a love of animals. To create a rich and diversified recreational atmosphere in beautiful surroundings, which subtly promote an appreciation of nature and of the environment. To conduct research that involves the preservation, breeding, ... read more

Projects (11)

Bringing Biblical Deer to the Holy Land
Israel / Animals
Help Save the Sumatran Tiger
Israel / Animals
Saving Israel's Otters
Israel / Animals
Save the Negev Desert Tortoise!
Israel / Animals
Save Israel's Birds of Prey
Israel / Animals
Education as a Bridge Between Communities
Israel / Education
Bring Back Israel's Diving Ducks
Israel / Animals
 
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Project Leaders
Rachael Risby Raz
Rachael Risby Raz
Team
Nili Avni-Magen, Noam Werner, Sigalit Hertz-Dvir, Dror Kastel, Shai Doron, Tova Bar Nir, Rachael Risby Raz, Ziv Ayalon
Organization Information
P.O. Box 898
Jerusalem, Israel 91008
Israel
+972 2 6750111

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #4257390145
Organization Information
P.O. Box 898
Jerusalem, Israel 91008
Israel
+972 2 6750111

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #4257390145

Project Reports

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Oct 14, 2019
Fall Update
The Tisch Family Zoo runs a High School Graduation Program (Bagrut) that allows highly gifted children from the 11th grade to participate in a sought-after and elite academic course presented at the...
Oct 7, 2019
Fall Update
The Arab Language Education Program continues to be one of the most significant educational programs at the Zoo, and the main program out of all the Zoo's departments that is targeted to the local...
Sep 23, 2019
Fall Update
With the new school year starting in Israel at the beginning of September, the Program is also gearing up for a new year. A number of well-attended information sessions have been held to introduce...
 
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