During a visit to Israel, President Joe Biden expressed his support for Zionism and Israel 

He emphasized his deep-rooted connection to Israel and the importance of its security 

Biden has a history of strong support for Israel throughout his political career 

He raised questions about Israel's offensive in Gaza during a private meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu 

Some progressives in the Democratic Party are concerned about Biden's alignment with Israel's right-wing leadership 

The international community's criticism of Israel's actions has also put pressure on the U.S 

Biden's support for Israel is influenced by his father's post-Holocaust views and awareness of anti-Semitism 

He has received significant campaign contributions from pro-Israel groups during his Senate career 

As Vice President, Biden mediated disputes between President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu 

Biden's current relationship with Netanyahu is complex, with tensions over Israeli domestic policies