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The presidency of The NYBR rotates among denominational affiliations. The Executive Committee has the authority to act and speak for the organization, when consistent with policy set by the Board of Governors. Officers are elected to serve two-year terms.

Officers of The New York Board of Rabbis 2016-2018

President: Rabbi Gideon Shloush

Vice President: Rabbi Lester B. Bronstein, Rabbi Elliot Cosgrove, Rabbi Elie Weinstock

Treasurers: Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch, Rabbi Elie Abadie, M.D., Rabbi Jeremy Wiederhorn

Recording Secretaries: Rabbi Deborah K. Bravo, Rabbi Howard A. Stecker

Financial Secretaries: Rabbi Susie Heneson Moskowitz, Rabbi Rachel Ain

Corresponding Secretaries: Rabbi Moses A. Birnbaum, Rabbi Jason Herman

Staff of the New York Board of Rabbis

Executive Vice President: Rabbi Joseph Potasnik

Associate Executive Vice President:  Rabbi Diana S. Gerson

Counsel: Alan Abramson, Elyse A. Marcus