Who We Are

Carole Zabar – Founder

Mrs. Zabar has been an active supporter of Israeli documentary film-making over the last decade and is the founder of the Other Israel Film Festival. As part of her support for Israeli cultural, social, and political causes, Mrs. Zabar serves as a board member of the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, New Israel Fund, and the American Friends of Meretz.

Isaac Zablocki – Executive Director

Isaac Zablocki is the Director of Film Programs at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan and the Director and Co-Founder of ReelAbilities Film Festival: New York – the largest cultural festival of its kind in the world. The festival runs in 25 locations throughout the New York Metro area and in thirteen major cites throughout the country. Isaac is the founder and director of the Israel Film Center, which includes North America’s largest streaming site for Israeli films: IsraelFilmCenterSTREAM.org. He writes for many national publications and lectures on film at esteemed institutions around the world.

Sabrina Bleich – Partnerships Coordinator

Sabrina Bleich is the Program Associate for the Israel Film Center, for the Film Program at JCC Manhattan, and for ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival. Sabrina studied History at Yale University, and has experience in oral history, theater, and film production.