Yes, sad but true. The US has always acted as Israels lawyer so of course the Palestinians have little faith in Obama. The Palestinians want an Iindependent peace broker and that will never be the US while the Israel lobby has such disproportionate influence in the beltway.
Woman moderately wounded by firebomb thrown at her car in north J'lem (Haaretz)
from the article: Israelis much more confident in Obama than Palestinians, poll finds