AIPAC’s Self-inflicted Wounds in Iran Sanctions Campaign Puncture Its Power of Deterrence

Rage from Jerusalem fueled the Jewish establishment’s hasty and unequivocal support for a Senate bill that was as dangerous as it was disingenuous.

There is a famous rabbinical parable related to the multiple punishments heaped on the Egyptians as they pursued the Israelites fleeing Egypt. It tells of a servant who brought his king rotten fish from the market, for which he was given a punishment of either eating the fish, getting lashed a hundred times or paying a heavy fine. He couldn’t quite finish the fish, begged for the lashes to stop when they reached...