This week, we're listening to “Idealism and Activism: A Conversation” featuring Choreographer Bill T. Jones with Rabbi Ayelet Cohen. Jones is a multi-talented artist, choreographer, dancer, artistic director, and writer who has, over a 40-plus-year career, received distinguished honors including the National Medal of Arts, a MacArthur "Genius" Award, a Kennedy Center Honor, and two Tony Awards. Rabbi Cohen, a former center head at the JCC, is currently Senior Director of the New Israel Fund for New York and the tri-state region. Recorded before a live audience on January 18, 2016.
Welcome to 76West, a podcast of the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan in New York City. 76West features the very 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. During seasons, new episodes will drop every two weeks. You’ll hear conversation with some of the smartest, funniest, and most challenging figures of our time. Produced by Megan Whitman and Eric Winick, with editing by Matt Temkin, and original music written and performed by Perl Wolfe.76West is brought to you by Zabar’s and Zabars.com.