"I was raised as a Messianic Jew by my father,” Luna had told the Jewish Insider, clarifying that she identifies as a Christian.
“I am also a small fraction Ashkenazi.".
The Insider had interviewed Luna in reaction to the fact that Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, known for her "Jewish space laser" conspiracy, had endorsed Luna's candidacy for Congress.
"If she were antisemitic," asked Luna after claiming Ashkenazi roots, "why did she endorse me?".
“If I see it happening on the right, I’m the first person to condemn it and say, like, ‘Hey, that’s not cool.
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The revelation of Luna's true heritage comes shortly after US Rep. George Santos was also revealed to have lied about being Jewish among other untruths he spread during his campaign. »