The National Insurance Institute is at your side during your life, from birth to advanced age, granting you a variety of social rights adapted to changing life situations.
The National Insurance Institute is responsible for the social security of Israeli residents.
Its primary mission is to ensure means of subsistence for those unable to earn their living.
The National Insurance Institute collects insurance contributions from all residents according to their social background and status, and pays benefits to those entitled. Hence, the income of economically established groups is transferred to weak and vulnerable groups and, thereby, the National Insurance Institute contributes to a more equitable distribution of national income and the reduction of dimensions of poverty. Further information...
The National Insurance Institute pays special compensations to a child whose parent was killed due to an act of domestic violence by the her or his spouse.
Detailed information about the rate of compensation and how to submit a claim for the compensation can be found on the site of compensation to a child orphaned due to domestic violence.
The children of a killed woman are entitled to a survivors pension, in addition to the compensation for a child orphaned due to domestic violence.Twice orphaned children are entitled to two survivors pensions, one for their mother and one for their father.To learn more about the survivors pension, click here.
In addition to a survivors pension, the following grants will be paid to the children:
An orphan learning in high school is entitled to living expenses (monthly scholarship subject to income test) for the entire studies period, as of 9th grade and for 4 years.A claim for living expenses must be filed for each school year, together with an authorization form the school regarding the child studies and income certificates.To learn more about the living expenses and how to submit a claim, click here.
An orphan reaching the age of mitzvoth are entitled to a one-time Bar/Bat Mitzvah grant of NIS 6,086 (as of Jan 01, 2022). The grant is paid automatically.
Children aged 6-18, twice orphaned, or a child who lost one parent and the other one is in prison, are entitled to a study grant.The grant is paid once a year in the month of August.The amount of the grant is NIS 1,046 (as of Jan 01, 2022) for each child.To learn more about the study grant, click here.
If the dead parent was paid a benefit before her or his death, the child will be entitled to a death grant. A claim for the grant must be submitted.To learn more about the death grant, click here.
Since we are dealing with spouse violence cases, the abusing parent is most of the time in prison or committed suicide.All benefits detailed above and the child allowance are paid to the guardian of the child's possession or to the person who actually covers the child's expenses.As regard to the survivors pension, if the child is in a out-of-home framework and the Ministry of Welfare covers his expenses - the pension is paid to the Ministry of Welfare, which will save the pension money until the age of 18.