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 – Program Manager
Sabrina Bleich graduated from Yale University with a degree in History with a focus in media history. She was a researcher at the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies and has additional experience in theater, film production, and oral history. She is the Program Manager for the Israel Film Center, for the Film Program at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, and for ReelAbilities Film Festival: New York. For the Other Israel Film Festival, she manages festival production and oversees partnerships.
Morgan Magid – Program Associate
Morgan Magid is from Princeton Junction, New Jersey and recently graduated from the University of Missouri with degrees in Documentary Journalism and Sociology. She has worked at Go2Films, an Israeli distribution company, for the past two years after interning in their Jerusalem office in 2016. She has also interned at Engel Entertainment, a production company in New York and The Aqaurian, an alt-weekly in New Jersey. For the Other Israel Film Festival, she coordinates partner relations and guest management.