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Born and raised in New York City, Rabbi Raleigh Resnick received his Rabbinical Ordination from the former Chief Rabbi of Israel at the Rabbinical College of America in Morristown, New Jersey and his Dayanut (Judicial Law) degree from the Sydney Beth Din. Rabbi Resnick - who has served Jewish communities in Sydney, Tokyo, and Bangkok - is the spiritual leader of Chabad of the Tri Valley. A dymanic teacher and communicator, Rabbi Resnick's charisma and wisdom combined with his musical talent, propels Chabad and the Tri Valley's Jewish community.

Fruma Resnick was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY and received her degrees in education and teaching at the Ohel Chana Seminary in Melbourne, Australia. As co-director of Chabad of the Tri Valley, Fruma directs the Chabad Hebrew School and Gan Chabad Preschool, delivers numerous classes, runs the Jewish Women's Circle, and offers personal guidance and support to the community. 

The Resnicks live in Pleasanton together with their children - Malka, Yankele, Shimi, Mendel, Mushka, Riva, Rachmiel, & Yosef. 

Email Rabbi Resnick: [email protected] Email Fruma Resnick:   [email protected]


Malka's candle lighting video: click here    /     Yankele's upshernish (inaugural hair cutting) video: click here

Shimi's upshernish (inaugural hair cutting) video: click here    /    Mendel's upshernish (inaugural hair cutting) video: click here

Mushka's candle lighting video: click here 

Rabbi's Weekly Messages

Rabbi Resnick's "Weekly Message" brings inspiring insight, contemporary & practical perspective to the Torah & the Holidays.

Rabbi's Jewish YouTube Collection

Seeing is believing! An entertaining collection of Jewish YouTube clips (included in the Chabad weekly email).

Published Articles

Rabbi Resnick's published articles in the Valley Time and Pleasanton Weekly

A Rabbi's Wine Making Journey

Rabbi Resnick's blog documenting his journey through wine-making.