Obama learned his lesson the hard way. If Obama wants to get reelected he must placate American Jewry. This has little to do with AIPAC and everything about Left wing rich Jews whom still wield great influence in the US and worldwide. Obama also realizes that Israel is valuable for maintaining security in the Mid-East. Israel is Mid east's rock of Gibraltar.
Netanyahu instructs to reexamine open-fire orders against stone- throwers (Haaretz)
from the article: Obama: U.S. is determined to prevent Iran from getting a nuclear weapon