Netanyahu delivered a tempered speech where he refused to concede the close race. "Israel needs a strong, stable, Zionist government committed to Israel as a national state for the Jewish people," he said.
Netanyahu made his pledge on Tuesday in a bid to win over right-wing voters ahead of next week's election, which is expected to be close.
Netanyahu also promised to annex the West Bank, home to controversial Israeli settlements, just prior to his last election in April. "I'm going to extend sovereignty," he said in an interview with Israeli Channel 12 at the time.
Losing the election rerun might spell out more than a fall from power for Israel's longest-serving prime minister. It might land him in jail.
President Donald Trump is dead wrong to stand in the way of a congressional delegation.
The spouse of the Israeli PM reportedly demanded to see the pilot during the flight to Ukraine.
Their joint effort to ban U.S. congresswomen from visiting the West Bank aligns the U.S. and Israel with the global authoritarian right.
"I know many Jews that are in favor of a two-state solution or are pro-Palestinian and they're not against themsleves, or anti-Semitic," Leslie Marshall said.
The Shurat HaDin organization said the Israeli government should take a stand against those backing the BDS movement.
Much could change between now and election day, but this re-run election is already shaping up to be very different from the original.
A leading opponent to the Iran nuclear deal, Israel has now threatened to go to war if Tehran does not abide by its restrictions.
"We are making an important step toward the rise of Ramat Trump," Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at a special ceremony.
In English the word pogrom has become shorthand for an organized massacre of an individual ethnic group.
The New York Times ran a cartoon in its international edition many labeled anti-Semitic, showing the Star of David-adorned Israeli prime minister as a weiner dog leading around President Donald Trump dressed in a black suit and skullcap.
"I will make sure we control the territory west of Jordan," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in the run-up to the election.
"It requires everybody approaching the plan with an open mind," Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser reportedly said.
The veteran Israeli leader looks set to form a new coalition government for his fifth term.
"You use terrorist groups against the peoples of the region and yet claim to have been fighting terrorism?" President Hassan Rouhani asked.
About 1,300 secret cameras were deployed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's center-right Likud party, according to the Israeli news site Ynet.
Hannity dismissed O'Rourke as a "bozo" and "unemployed former congressman from Texas."
"This will have negative effects on the Middle East peace process and security and stability in the region," the kingdom said in an official statement.
Netanyahu, who is facing the prospect of criminal charges for bribery, fraud and breach of trust, said the close relations between the U.S. and Israel exist because "we share the same values."
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been indicted on three charges of corruption ahead of an uncertain election next month.
"Israel is not a state of all its citizens," Netanyahu wrote.