The Bidens Visit The Middle East

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Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, recently traveled to the Middle East to visit Israel and the Palestinian Territories. Courtesy of the Vice President’s official photographer, David Lienemann, TPM looks at the personal and political highlights of their trip.

Mar. 9, 2010: Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill look at pictures of Jews killed during the Holocaust at the Hall of Names of the Yad Vashem Holocaust History Museum in Jerusalem, Israel.

Photo by Newscom/David Silverman

Mar. 9, 2010: Vice President Biden meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem.

Official White House Photo by David Lienemann

Mar. 9, 2010: Vice President Biden laughs with Israeli President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem.

Official White House Photo by David Lienemann

Mar. 9, 2010: The Bidens lay a wreath at the gravesite of Theodor Herzl, father of modern Zionism, in Jerusalem.

Official White House Photo by David Lienemann

Mar. 9, 2010: The Bidens in the Hall of Remembrance at the Yad Vashem Israeli Holocaust Museum.

Official White House Photo by David Lienemann

Mar. 10, 2010: Vice President Joe Biden has breakfast with Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair at the David Citadel Hotel in Jerusalem.

Official White House Photo by David Lienemann

Mar. 10, 2010: Second Lady Jill Biden speaks to embassy and consulate staff at the U.S. Consulate in Jerusalem.

Official White House Photo by David Lienemann

Mar. 10, 2010: Vice President Joe Biden and Palestinian National Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad are led on tour of the Nassar Stone in Bethlehem in the Palestinian Territories.

Official White House Photo by David Lienemann

Mar. 10, 2010: Jill Biden visits the Al-Kamandjati Music Center in the West Bank of Ramallah.

Photo By Newscom/ptsphotoshot

Mar. 10, 2010: Vice President Biden says goodbye to Palestinian National Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at Muq’ata in Ramallah in the Palestinian Territories.

Official White House Photo by David Lienemann

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