"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.
Yemen's Houthi rebels commit to peace plan in letter to UN chief, BBC reports (Haaretz)
from the article: Israel hints it may retroactively legalize settlement construction