President Donald Trump (l) and former Vice President Joe Biden during the first presidential debate. (AP/Patrick Semansky) (AP/Patrick Semansky)
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Why does Israel play such a prominent role in the US presidential elections?

Support for Israel is a key issue discussed every four years during the American presidential race.

What is the reason for this need to project a pro-Israel stance? How did the close US-Israel relationship begin?

Watch and discover why Israel is so important to US presidential candidates – whether Democrat or Republican!