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Animal Assisted Therapy for Special Needs Children An otter in Hula Valley (Photo: Uriya Sadeh) You Can Save Israel's Unique Aquatic Habitats! Volunteer diver cleaning one of the tanks

The Tisch Family Zoological Gardens, the Biblical Zoo in Jerusalem

Org #13874
Vetted since 2013 Site Visit Verified
1993
year founded
$126,590
raised on GlobalGiving
7
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

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work.

Oct 27, 2020
Fall Report 2020
As in many places around the world, the Jerusalem Zoo and the Israel Aquarium have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. For the first time in the Zoo's history, we were required to close our gates...
Oct 27, 2020
Fall Update 2020
Due to the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus worldwide, the 2009-2010 school year was a very challenging and extraordinary year. We started the year as usual with groups from all sectors and populations...
Oct 27, 2020
Fall Update 2020
Here is a recent article published in Israel about the native otter situation. Unfortunately, there are no new developments with our program but we are continuing to investigate and test to try and...
 
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