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The Tisch Family Zoological Gardens, the Biblical Zoo in Jerusalem

Org #13874
Vetted since 2013 Site Visit Verified
1993
year founded
$159,777
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

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Jun 24, 2021
Spring Update 2021
With the re-opening the Zoo after the Covid-19 closures, and after the month of Ramadan was over, the school groups started coming back to the Zoo. Unfortunately, a short time later, Operation...
Jun 21, 2021
Spring Update
Exciting news! The Zoo is looking to the future and seeking a donor to sponsor the upgrade of the Israeli Center for Raptor Egg Incubation. There is an urgent need to increase the birth rate of these...
Jun 21, 2021
Spring Update 2021
As we updated last time, the AAT Team continued to assist their classes during the Covid-19 epidemic and closures.   This was also the case in the recent violence in Israel with internal unrest...
 
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