Ilanit Chernick

Ilanit Chernick is the Jewish World reporter for The Jerusalem Post. She covers a range of genres including antisemitism, the BDS movement, Jewish events and communities abroad, Holocaust and Jewish history-related stories, Labour antisemitism, South Africa-Israel affairs, Southern African Jewry, the Israel-Gaza conflict in southern Israel, as well as features on a variety of topics both in Israel and abroad.

Chernick was born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa. She earned a BA in English and History as well as a post-graduate degree in Journalism and Media Studies at Wits University. She was the conflict, crime and environmental affairs reporter for South Africa's largest newspaper, The Star, for three years prior to making aliya in July 2017.

Chernick has interviewed several well-known figures both in Israel and abroad, including Col. (res.) Richard Kemp, Jerusalem and Environmental Affairs Minister Zeev Elkin, Regional Cooperation Minister Tzachi Hanegbi, comedian Rachel Creeger, Rabbi Ken Spiro, rapper Nissim Black, Nazi Hunter Efraim Zuroff and Prince Harry, to name a few. @LanC_02

EU struggling to combat antisemitism: hate crimes reported inconsistently

11/11/2019

Antisemitism reported across Europe on 81st anniversary of Kristallnacht

11/11/2019

Perfect match: How Birthright alumni saved the lives of 100s of strangers

11/11/2019

BDS fails to derail Israeli-S. African multi-million dollar deal

11/10/2019
A Nazi's salute at a neo-Nazi rally in Kansas City, Missouri.

Antisemitic incidents plague United States in last week

11/10/2019
The Opening of the 26th World Zionist Congress in Jerusalem in 1964.

U.S. Zionist Congress 2020 elections: What are they and why are they important?

11/07/2019

Labour MP Chris Williamson blames Israel for interfering in UK politics

11/07/2019

Lauder calls for religious faiths to fight antisemitism, xenophobia

11/06/2019

UMass Resistance Studies Initiative to host BDS panel discussion

11/06/2019

World War II pilot’s heroic Holocaust secret revealed

11/06/2019

German students allegedly sing antisemitic songs after Buchenwald visit

11/05/2019

South Wales Jewish history project awarded £54,200 lottery grant

11/04/2019

German Cardinal: Antisemitism is an attack on us all

11/04/2019

Labour shadow chancellor claims party ‘doing everything’ to ‘eradicate antisemitism’

11/04/2019
Descendants of the Mordechai family and Righteous Among the Nations rescuer Melpomeni Dina

Holocaust survivors reunite with rescuer at Yad Vashem

11/03/2019
Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks at a launch event for the Labour party

BBC to dismiss Labour complaint over Panorama antisemitism expose - report

11/04/2019

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