I guess when Jews were refugees it was so horrible the U.S.A didn't do enough, but now that Palestinians are refugees it's good that the U.S.A didn't do enough. Netanyahu: U.S. decision to cut UNRWA funds 'a blessed and important change' Netanyahu: U.S. Decision to Cut UNRWA Funds 'A Blessed and Important Change' Netanyahu says it is necessary 'to abolish the refugee institution' ■ Israel's UN envoy blasts Abbas' plan to address UN on fund cut, says the UN agency perpetuated terrorism Noa Landau Sep 02, 2018 1:30 PM 1comments Subscribe 33share on facebook Tweet send via email reddit stumbleupon Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a ceremony celebrating the new school year in Yad Binyamin, Israel, September 2, 2018Avi Ohayon (GPO) EU pledges to continue backing UNRWA after U.S. cuts all financial aid[/paste:font] Shame on you, America Jordan slams U.S. decision to cut funds to UNRWA Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday lauded the Trump administration's decision to cut financial aid to UNRWA, the United Nations' Palestinian refugee aid agency, and also called to abolish the "refugee institution." On Friday, the U.S. officially announced it was cutting its entire aid budget to UNRWA. The decision came after weeks of speculation on the subject, conflicting reports and vague denials by administration officials. >> Defunding UNRWA is an example of Trump’s ‘peace’ plan | Analysis ■ Mounting U.S. economic pressure on Palestinians could reignite Israel-Gaza violence Speaking at a school year opening ceremony at an elemntary school in Yad Binyamin settlement, Netanyahu said the purpose of UNRWA was to perpetuate the refugee status. "That is why the U.S. did a very important thing, by cutting funding to an agency that immortalizes refugees … it is finally starting to solve the problem," he said, adding that it is necessary to "abolish the refugee institution, to take the funds and really help rehabilitate the refugees, whose true number is a fraction of the number reported by UNRWA."