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
Police tape.

NJ shooting witness: We heard shooting like we've never heard before

12/11/2019

Senior UK rabbi ‘duped’ into signing letter backing Jeremy Corbyn

12/10/2019

Long Island anti-hate task force to be established after Holocaust center defaced twice

12/10/2019

Jewish journalist’s nose possibly ‘doctored’ on Swedish ID card

12/10/2019
CEO of Hazorfim Yakov Merdinger looks at produced silver candlesticks and menorahs.

Uniting the Jewish people through producing Hanukkah menorahs

12/09/2019

Bowling Green’s mystery missing menorah found 22 years later

12/09/2019

Solidarity and anger expressed at ‘Together Against Antisemitism’ rally

12/08/2019

Labour Party a 'refuge for antisemites,' according to JLM document

12/08/2019
US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks at a Conference in Washington

Pressure on US Education Dept. to stop funding anti-Israel programs

12/07/2019
100 descendants of the Chelm death march survivors visited several sites in Poland while retracing t

Descendants of Chelm death march retrace steps

12/10/2019
Bristol University from Cabot Tower

University of Bristol adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

12/05/2019

Exhibit highlights Jewish children saved in Poland during the Holocaust

12/05/2019
Tombstones at Jewish Cemetery of Westhoffen near Strasbourg were desecrated with swastikas this week

Strasbourg residents 'disgusted' as nearby Jewish cemetery desecrated

12/04/2019

French parliament praised for anti-Zionism is antisemitism decision

12/04/2019

IAC to hold seminar on bridging gaps between Israeli, Diaspora Jews

12/05/2019
The arts building of McGill University in Montreal, Québec

McGill U. administration condemns council for targeting Jewish student

12/03/2019

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