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Save the Negev Desert Tortoise! Photo credit: Yair Ben-Ari Save Israel's Birds of Prey Eagle Owl with Chief Keeper, Shahar

The Tisch Family Zoological Gardens, the Biblical Zoo in Jerusalem

Org #13874
Vetted since 2013 Site Visit Verified
1993
year founded
$126,117
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)

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
Bringing Biblical Deer to the Holy Land
Israel / Animals
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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Jul 6, 2020
Summer Update 2020
After nearly two months of closure due to the covid-19 virus restrictions, the Zoo re-opened in mid-May under certain restrictions. Special precautions have been put in place to protect both visitors...
Jul 6, 2020
Summer Update
At the beginning of the covid-19 virus lockdown in Israel in mid-March, the Zoo was closed to the public for an extended period for the first time ever in its history. As a result the therapy...
Jul 6, 2020
Summer Update
As a result of the restrictions implemented by the Israel government in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Aquarium was closed to the public on March 15. It remained closed for nearly two months...
 
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