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Dr. Elizabeth Kaufman

DR. ELIZABETH KAUFMAN earned her doctorate of veterinary medicine from Tufts University at Boston, Massachusetts. She has worked at several zoos in the United States and is currently staff veterinarian at the Tisch Family Zoological Gardens, the Biblical Zoo in Jerusalem. Dr. Kaufman also teaches at the Koret School of Veterinary Medicine of the Hebrew University at Beit Dagan and is a frequent lecturer on Jewish issues. She lives in Jerusalem with her husband and four awesome children.

Women At Work

Let's get something perfectly clear: Jewish women work. One of my neighbors is a nuclear physicist. I'm a zoo veterinarian.

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