Prime Minister Netanyahu opened the school year today, Sunday, with teachers and students from the "Breuer" school in the community of Yad Binyamin in the center of Israel, which seized families who had been removed from Gush Katif as part of the plan & # 39; Withdrawal & # 39 ;.
Netanyahu referred to the decision of US President Trump to stop funding for UNRWA and to show support to the American movement.
"This community absorbed suspects from Gush Katif." The suspects of Gush Katif, their lives could have been a tragedy, a terrible catastrophe. It started with terrible pain, but the state of Israel and all citizens of Israel worked together, so the displaced people of Gush Katif would not be refugees in their own country, we have recorded them and they have renewed their lives into a beautiful life. There is the memory, but there is the present and the future that have already changed, and this gives new life and great hope, "he said.
"That's how we acted in the state of Israel, even if we did something that I think did not have to be done, but it happened – and we've tackled the problem.
"Did not refugees come from all kinds of countries?" The survivors of the Holocaust yanked out of their country, they were uprooted, survived, and came here. " Did we leave them refugees? No, we have included them, as well as from the Arab countries. has left them no refugees, we have made them into contributing and equal citizens in our country.
"That's not what happened to the Palestinians, where they created a special institution 70 years ago – not to take in the refugees, but to immortalize them." The United States did something very important when it stopped the money for UNRWA. solve the problem The refugee institution must be canceled, the money must be used to really help the refugees to rehabilitate, the number of which is much smaller than the number stated in UNRWA, "said Netanyahu.
He also spoke about his experience as a student. "I remember my first day in the first year, how excited I was, I remember the first day of my children at school and how excited they were, I want to offer you a suggestion for life – always interested in learning and desire to learn, I never stop reading, "Netanyahu told the students.
The prime minister added: "I remember my first year teacher and all the teachers at the school, I was always excited to come to school, I wanted to end the summer, even though I really enjoyed the big holiday."