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


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


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


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

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Uniting the Jewish people through producing Hanukkah menorahs


Bowling Green’s mystery missing menorah found 22 years later


Solidarity and anger expressed at ‘Together Against Antisemitism’ rally


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

US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks at a Conference in Washington

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

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

Descendants of Chelm death march retrace steps

Bristol University from Cabot Tower

University of Bristol adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism


Exhibit highlights Jewish children saved in Poland during the Holocaust

Tombstones at Jewish Cemetery of Westhoffen near Strasbourg were desecrated with swastikas this week

Strasbourg residents 'disgusted' as nearby Jewish cemetery desecrated


French parliament praised for anti-Zionism is antisemitism decision


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

The arts building of McGill University in Montreal, Québec

McGill U. administration condemns council for targeting Jewish student


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