"excessive pressure" is an undertatement. it is really pure, unadultareted blackmail. obama's approval rating among israeli jews is around 6%. israeli jews, even those who are not netanyahu supporters, resent being treated with contempt. they see through the demagoguery. they see through the attempted power grab and hubris. they understand that obama is selling them out to the muslims.
Munich council upholds ban on Holocaust 'stumbling stone' memorials (AP)
from the article: Israel hints it may retroactively legalize settlement construction