Why does the U.S. always support Israel?

I'm just really curious about that... you can't say it's because there is a large Jewish population in the U.S., because there are millions of Muslims too. I understand that Hamas is a terrorist organization, but Israel has killed a lot more civilians since this began. Isn't that kind of...... show more I'm just really curious about that... you can't say it's because there is a large Jewish population in the U.S., because there are millions of Muslims too. I understand that Hamas is a terrorist organization, but Israel has killed a lot more civilians since this began. Isn't that kind of... terrorism? And why are we Americans supposed to automatically support Israel's military action rather than call for diplomatic intervention with peace negotiations?
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