Natalie in the Lions' Den Photo credit: Tal Romano Avigdor (Capalla). Photo credit: Uriel Nuri Feeding the giraffes

The Tisch Family Zoological Gardens, the Biblical Zoo in Jerusalem

Org #13874
Vetted since 2013 Site Visit Verified
1993
year founded
$161,648
raised on GlobalGiving
8
years fundraising
4
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

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
Organization Information
P.O. Box 26120
Jerusalem, Israel 9126002
Israel
+972 2 6750120

Project Reports

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Oct 20, 2021
Fall Update 2021
The Zoo has a new conservation coordinator, who will be taking responsibility for the birds of prey program, as well as the other native conservation programs at the Zoo. Nadav Granot has a...
Oct 20, 2021
Fall Update 2021
  For the first time in recent years, the summer and holiday programming at the Zoo has included guided tours and night tours in Arabic. This year's tours includes: Sunset with the Elephants,...
Oct 13, 2021
Fall Update
Following the death of or female tiger at the beginning of the year, her partner, the male tiger known as "Avigdor" (his native name was Capalla), also passed away in April, aged 16.5 years. We...
 
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