All polls, including those by the White House, show that that most Israelis actually like Obama and give hime credit, including those who disagree with his politics, which they find naive. Eldar confuses "disagreeing" with "disliking". Furthermore, a substantial minority is/was willing to follow his suggestions. As we all know Obama's policies have now stopped the oceans from rising, healed the planet, convinced Iran to stop its nuclear program, moved China and Russia to embrace human rights,converted Saudi Arabia accept women's rights, and have brought lasting peace to the Middle East. What's there not to like?
Shaffir to Herzog: Opposition failed to show leadership in political battles against PM (Haaretz)
from the article: Haaretz asks Mideast experts: Why don't Israelis like Obama?