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Welcome to 76West, the JCC's very first subscription podcast.

76West features the best of the JCC's acclaimed Conversations series, in which we welcome some of the most fascinating people on earth, turn them loose in front of a mike, and the results are unpredictable.

Join us for our first season -- podcasts drop every other Thursday. You’ll hear conversations with some of the smartest, funniest, and most challenging figures of our time.

Produced by Megan Whitman and Eric Winick, with original music written and performed by Perl Wolfe and editing by Matt Temkin, 76West is brought to you by Zabar's and

Find 76West at iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you get your podcasts.



Welcome to the inaugural episode of 76West, featuring a discussion between author Colson Whitehead and JCC Executive Director Rabbi Joy Levitt. Author of the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Underground Railroad, as well as the books John Henry Days and Sag Harbor, Whitehead’s conversation with Rabbi Levitt tackles The Underground Railroad and the legacy of slavery in our country today. This talk was recorded at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan on May 17, 2017 in front of a live audience.

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