“He didn’t put my mind at rest,” Rosenbaum said.
Others too appeared concerned that Obama was showing signs he was willing to embrace some Palestinian positions, to Israel’s detriment.
“There is a feeling that the administration wants to appease Israel’s neighbors,” said an AIPAC delegate from San Diego, California, who asked not to be named.
If that’s Washington’s goal, “that’s a mistake,” he said. “The Palestinians need to recognize Israel — that has to be the number one thing.”