Since 1972, Rabbi Joe has been the spiritual and educational leader of Congregation Mount Sinai in Brooklyn Heights, N. Y. He is the co-host along with Deacon Kevin McCormack of the Diocese of Rockville Centre of “Religion on the Line,” on WABC Talk Radio. He has also served as the religious commentator for WINS Radio 1010, succeeding the late Rabbi Marc Tannenbaum, and is the host of the TV program Faith to Faith weekly on Jewish Broadcasting Service (“JBS”). Rabbi Joe is the former President, and presently the Executive Vice President of The New York Board of Rabbis. Serving his second term, Rabbi Joe was appointed by Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and reappointed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to the New York City Campaign Finance Board. He also served as a member of the New York Human Rights Commission, and Jewish Chaplain of the New York Press Club. As Chaplain of the New York City Fire Department and the Fraternal Order of Police, Rabbi Joe maintained a high profile, helping many families cope with the disaster of September 11th, 2001. Rabbi Joe has published numerous articles, and authored the forward for “The Illustrated Jewish Bible for Children.” Most recently, Rabbi Joe was awarded the Jan Karski Humanitarian Award 2014 by the Polish Consulate (the Jan Karski award is named in honor of a Polish patriot, a Catholic, and hero of the Polish Resistance), the Ellis Island Medal of Honor in 2014, and was selected by the Forward Newspaper as one of the 50 most inspiring Rabbis. Contact Rabbi Potasnik.