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Bringing Biblical Deer to the Holy Land Bringing Biblical Deer to the Holy Land Bringing Biblical Deer to the Holy Land Bringing Biblical Deer to the Holy Land

The Tisch Family Zoological Gardens, the Biblical Zoo in Jerusalem

Org #13874
Vetted since 2013 Site Visit Verified
1993
year founded
$125,159
raised on GlobalGiving
6
years fundraising
3
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

To preserve 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 Israel's Birds of Prey
Israel / Animals
Save the Negev Desert Tortoise!
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 26120
Jerusalem, Israel 9126002
Israel
+972 2 6750120

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #4257390145
Organization Information
P.O. Box 26120
Jerusalem, Israel 9126002
Israel
+972 2 6750120

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #4257390145

Project Reports

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May 12, 2020
Spring Update
At the end of Februaty, seven Persian Fallow deer from the breeding core at the Zoo were released into the wild at the Nahal Sorek Nature Reserve in the Jerusalem Hills.These four males and three...
Mar 10, 2020
Spring Update 2020
The first half of the school year is almost over and has, so far, been a great success for the program. The addition of a second Arabic speaking therapist has meant that we have been able to double...
Mar 10, 2020
Spring Update 2020
Friday is a popular day at the Zoo for all the different segements of society who visit. It is not a full work day for either the Arab or the Haredi populations and hence is a day where lots of...
 
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