A woman was severely slammed on social media for tearing down posters of kidnapped Israeli civilians by Hamas in NYC.

The woman has been identified as Farida El Hefni aka Farida Ibrahim.

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Who is Farida El Hefni aka Farida Ibrahim?

Farida El Hefni aka Farida Ibrahim is a student at Columbia University studying Cultural Anthropology. She faced harsh criticism on social media for her actions and ideology. The video of the incident went viral on social media where she can be seen tearing down posters of kidnapped Israeli civilians by Hamas.

Several social media users slammed her and reacted to the surfaced video. One X user wrote, “This is what happens when liberals and left wing Democrats hijack our education aka indoctrination system. Brainwashed an entire generation.”

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“@Columbia what Are are you doing about this disgusting antisemitism among your student body? This vile antisemite, and her sidekick trying but failing to cover his face are denying the reality of the Jewish hostages and victims of terrorism. My alumna donations henceforth =$0” another user wrote.

One X user wrote, “It’s how cowardly 99% of these people are that they try so hard to hide their face too, even if usually fail”

Another user tweeted, “Bet IF it was THEIR family, they wouldn’t be laughing! Notice guy trying toi hide face.Probably afraid his family and BOS might recognize and FIRE HIM!”

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Anti-Semitic incidents and actions of hate against Jews have significantly increased both in the United States and around the world as a result of the October 7 massacre and the ongoing conflict between Hamas and Israel.

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) reports that in the two weeks that followed the start of the Middle East crisis—which was brought on by a Hamas attack on Israel—anti-Semitic occurrences in the US increased by over 400%.