Anti-Semitic attacks have exploded since Hamas ambushed Israel earlier this month. It has taken form in many ways including tearing down posters of missing children to making threats to people simply because they are Jewish.
This has taken an extreme form in online messages. Lily Ebert, who is a 99-year-old Holocaust survivor has been receiving about 1,000 hate messages on a daily basis since the October 7th attack. She lives in London and runs a TikTok account with her great-grandson. Their main aim is to educate people about the Holocaust and have a substantial following of over 2 million people.
The messages they received are very aggressive and cruel including references to Hitler and emojis that show the devil and the middle finger. Her great-grandson Dov Forman disabled the comments on their account because it became unbearable for her.
An Auschwitz survivor is ‘worried and frightened’ after receiving a barrage of anti-Semitic abuse online in the wake of the October 7 terror attack in Israel.
Holocaust survivor Lily Ebert, 99, receives around 1,000 anti-Semitic messages every day, since Hamas terrorists massacred 1,400 people in Israel and kidnapped 200.
Some of the comments she has received include