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Enjoy AhmadinaJew Before It's Too Late

By Dan Friedman

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The story so far:
The Daily Telegraph in London claims that Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was born Jewish, citing his name as meaning tallit weaver.

The Jewish world, though knowing it means little, makes a lot of noise of it being amusing but meaning little. Here are our contributions to the mountainous molehill: From JTA, and JJ Goldberg.

Some techno-savvy prankster with an oversize Jewish identity and a propensity for wearing ironic keffiyahs, sets up Ahmadinajew on Twitter to follow the latest musings of the now-conflicted personal identity of the Iranian PM.

The update:
The Guardian, in a fit of sanctimonious accuracy, suggests that Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is a proud Shia, presumably prompting many old jokes revolving around the word “shi’ite.”

The immediate future:
People continue to make jokes as if everything is true for a few hours until it is revealed that Karl Rove was born a woman at which point that cycle plays out for 24 hrs only to be replaced by the revelation that Michael Jackson was born a… [deleted by order of the SAVAMA]



Comments
Ahmadinajew Mon. Oct 5, 2009

You misspelled the link to my twitter account. It's @Ahmadinajew not @Ahmadinejew - Your title and text is right just not the link. But that's ok. I'll sit in the dark.

Marcus Thu. Oct 22, 2009

Cool story as for me. It would be great to read a bit more concerning that topic.

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