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Elliot Resnick biography: 13 things about US Capitol riot suspect from New York City

Elliot Resnick is a Jewish man from New York, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He hails from New York City, New York.
  2. He is 3 years younger than his brother Raleigh Resnick, 2 years younger than his sister Fruma Resnick and 5 years older than his sister Gillie Resnick. Their mother Molly Resnick was an NBC News writer and producer from 1973 to 1986.
  3. In 2006, he joined The Jewish Press in Brooklyn, New York City as a reporter shortly after graduating from Yeshiva University in New York City where he studied Jewish history.
  4. On January 16, 2013, Brenn Books published his book “Movers and Shakers: Sixty Prominent Personalities Speak Their Mind on Tape“.
  5. He edited Rav Dov Katz‘s book “The Torah Deal“, which Brenn Books published on July 16, 2014.
  6. On September 19, 2017, Brenn Books published his book “Movers & Shakers, Vol. 2: Sixty More Interviews on Everything From Judaism and Terrorism to Politics and Science“.
  7. In March 2018, he became the chief editor of The Jewish Press.
  8. Wearing a black kippah (yarmulke), a black coat and a lighter colored, long-sleeved shirt underneath, he went to the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., USA on January 6, 2021. That day, Donald Trump supporters breached the building while a joint session of Congress was certifying the vote of the Electoral College and affirming Joe Biden‘s victory in the 2020 presidential election.
  9. In May 2021, he left The Jewish Press.
  10. In June 2021, the Federal Bureau of Investigation started investigating him.
  11. On April 6, 2022, he released his book “Movers & Shakers, Vol. 3: On American Glory, Jewish Destiny, Rare Integrity, and More“.
  12. On March 14, 2023, U.S. Magistrate Judge Zia M. Faruqui signed a criminal complained filed by an FBI special agent against him.
  13. He was 39 years old when he was arrested on March 16, 2023 in Manhattan, New York City. Represented by Clay Kaminsky, he was charged with obstructing, impeding or interfering with any law enforcement officer lawfully engaged in the lawful performance of his official duties incident to and during the commission of a civil disorder; assaulting, resisting or impeding officers; entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds; disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted building or on restricted grounds; and parading, picketing or demonstrating in any of the U.S. Capitol buildings. 

(This is a developing story. More details are being added.)


If you have information about someone who participated in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, call 1-800-CALL-FBI or submit relevant photos and videos to the FBI.

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