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The Biblical Museum of Natural History is supported by the generosity of visionary donors. Your contributions help us create and develop this extraordinary and unique institution, and to operate educational programs which benefit all sectors of society. You can join the Museum family and support its mission by joining our society of Friends, Patrons, Benefactors and Founders.



If you are interested in pursuing these or other avenues of involvement, please send us an email


Donations are tax-deductible in Israel, the US, Canada, and the UK.

The Biblical Museum of Natural History is funded via The Torah and Nature Foundation, which is registered in the United States as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. The tax ID no. is 46‑0957232. Donations can be sent to the following address:

The Torah and Nature Foundation
1901 Avenue of the Stars #1060
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Keren Torah v’Teva is a recognized 46(a) charity in Israel.

Donations can be sent to:


Keren Torah V’Teva

c/o Rabbi Natan Slifkin

2/1 Nachal Raziel

Beit Shemesh 9963217


Or Via Bank Transfer

Bank name: Pagi (#52)

Bank branch number: 179

Account number: 577863

Account name: Keren Torah V’Teva


Our Founders

Lee Samson, Los Angeles

Our Benefactors

Dawn and Ian Aaron, Colorado

Jack & Nancy Dwyer, Baltimore
Chaim and Chana Gelbfish, Brooklyn

Shlomo & Tamar Rechnitz, Los Angeles

Stephen Schloss, Los Angeles

Jorian Schutz, Virginia
Shlomo Rechnitz, Los Angeles

Brad and Shayna Somer, Memphis

Larry and Shelley Russak, Seattle

Director's Circle

David and Eynat Blonder, Los Angeles

Faith Branvold and Harold Walt, Los Angeles

Elliott and Robin Broidy, Los Angeles

Gershon & Aviva Distenfeld, Bergenfield

Yehuda and Simi Feigen, Los Angeles

Dov and Nancy Friedberg, Toronto

Ilse Gluckstadt, Carmiel

David and Judy Hager, Los Angeles

Ron and Toby Hersh, New York

Jameel and Judy Hourani, Los Angeles

Mitch and Joleen Julis, Los Angeles

Ezra and Lauren Kest, Los Angeles

Ben and Michelle Mandelbaum, Los Angeles

Simon and Carolyn Mani, Los Angeles

Glenn and Nathalie Marshak, Los Angeles

Larry and Carol Mizel, Denver

David and Marni Nagel, Los Angeles

Patrick Orr, Bensalem

Tzvi Ryzman, Los Angeles

Josh and Larae Sable, Los Angeles

Ira and Rachel Smedra, Los Angeles

Steven J. Weiss, Los Angeles

Karen and Gary Winnick, Los Angeles

Gold Patrons

Harris and Esther Bak, New York

Silver Patrons

Shaun and Ros Bacher, Tel Aviv

Gershon and Aviva Distenfeld, Bergenfield

Hillel and Ruth Kellerman, Los Angeles

Gabi & Yudit Frei, Beit Shemesh

Leo and Susan Noe, London

Shimshie Rosenberg, Monsey
Martin and Melodie Scharf, New York

Paul Shaviv and Michelle Stein, Palm Beach

Bob Zeller and Nadine Gerson-Zeller, LA

Bronze Patrons

Paul and Diana Appelbaum, New York Mort and Edie Barr, Beit Shemesh

Marc and Chantal Belzberg, Jerusalem

Rachel Heller Bernstein, Jerusalem

Michael and Karine Bloch, Raanana

Phil and Toni Chernofsky, Jerusalem

Shimmy Feintuch, New York

Jerry and Jean Friedman, Los Angeles

Selwyn and Glynis Gerber, Los Angeles
Jonathan and Natalie Gerber,
Los Angeles

Aviad and Natalie Goldwicht, Jerusalem Charles Hall & Paul Sinclair, Riverdale

Ralph and Judy Herzka, NY

Bill and Joan Lopatin, Los Angeles
Daniel Lopian, UK

Simon & Pearl Lopian, Manchester, UK

Elise Ohayon-James & Craig James, Israel

Steven and Gail Plotnick, Fairlawn, NJ

David and Miriam Rybak, Beit Shemesh

Heshe and Harriet Seif, Efrat

David and Michelle Silver, Los Angeles

Jaime & Marilyn Sohacheski, Los Angeles

Marc and Susan Wiesen, Teaneck

David and Debbie Wise, Maplewood, NJ

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