In the incubators The new eggs. Photo credit: Shai Ben Ami Visitors returning to the Zoo, dressed for Purim

The Tisch Family Zoological Gardens, the Biblical Zoo in Jerusalem

Org #13874
Vetted since 2013 Site Visit Verified
1993
year founded
$158,362
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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Mar 8, 2021
Winter Update 2021
Unfortunately the Zoo has been closed to visitors during the three lockdowns in Israel in March-May and September-October 2020 and again at the end of 2020 with a third lockdown that started on...
Mar 2, 2021
Winter Update 2021
After the Zoo was closed for another six weeks during Israel's third lockdown, we were excited that when we re-opened we could share with our visitors that the first three eggs of the season have...
Mar 2, 2021
Winter Update 2021
“Hannah,” the Zoo's female Sumatran tiger, passed away this month at the grand old age of 16, which is the average age for tigers living in captivity. Hannah came to the Zoo at the age of...
 
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