Amy Kronish is the Director of Coexistence Programming at the Jerusalem International YMCA. She served for fifteen years as the curator of Jewish and Israeli Film at the Jerusalem Cinematheque and is the author of World Cinema: Israel and co-author of Israeli Film: A Reference Guide. In addition, she has published numerous articles on Israeli and Jewish cinema. She has an M.A. in Communications from NYU (1973) and has lived in Jerusalem since 1979.