Julia Salazar, "Socialist" "Jewish" Candidate for NYS Senate, Defends Israel on Glenn Beck's TV Show
Julia Salazar is running to unseat incumbent Martin Dilan in the 2018 Democratic primary to represent Brooklyn's District 18 in the New York State Senate. Salazar says she’s a Colombian immigrant and Jew-of-color. In fact, she's neither—and the questions merely start there.
Salazar is running on a "socialist" platform, associated like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez--whom she conspicuously emulates--with the Democratic Socialists of America. But Salazar started political life as a very different creature: an evangelical Christian Zionist who defended Israel on behalf of Pastor John Hagee's Christians United For Israel (CUFI).
In this 2012 interview, Salazar discusses anti-Israel professors at Columbia--agreeing with Beck that they are "Muslim Brotherhood and Communists"--who "[use] the classroom as their podium to spread lies about the State of Israel, to delegitimize the State of Israel, and to spread propaganda to Columbia students.”
Full story here: https://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-news-and-politics/269094/who-is-julia-salazar
NOTE: This video is edited to focus on Julia's comments; it removes most of Josh Ahrens' appearance. The link to the full video is here: https://archive.org/details/gbtv_20046803_1200K.