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Obama Gives Hanukkah Wishes in Hebrew; Birthers Now Claim He Was Born in Israel

12/11/2009 05:06 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report) - President Barack Obama's decision to wish Jews around the world a happy Hanukkah in Hebrew has added more fuel to the movement of the so-called Birthers, who now claim that Mr. Obama was born in Israel.

Orly Taitz, a leading Birther spokesperson, told CNN today that she had in her possession a birth certificate for Mr. Obama that was issued in Tel Aviv.

"If you look at the birth certificate, you will see the name he was born with, Baruch Obama," she said. More here.