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...
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All people on unpaid leave for 30 days or more may be entitled to unemployment benefit, if they meet the conditions of entitlement to unemployment benefit.
It is possible to receive a general invalidity pension and unemployment benefit at the same time. However, if you receive an increment for spouse / child on the disability pension, this increment will be taken into account in the calculation of the amount of unemployment benefits to which you are entitled.
Beneficiaries of general invalidity, disabled child and attendance allowances – whose entitlement to is supposed to end in March, April or May 2020, will receive this benefit automatically for an additional 4 months.
This will be dully notified to all beneficiaries whose entitlement is extended.
Concerning a potential additional extension – we will examine the situation based on latest developments and will keep you informed.
From Sunday, May 17, 2020, the Medical Boards will gradually resume their activities in all areas, and meetings will be held in the presence of insured persons and representatives, in compliance with the directives of the Ministry of Health.
Please note that the person summoned to a Medical Board will receive a message to this effect, and you can also obtain information on the date of the meeting on the Personal Service website.
Due to the coronavirus crisis, we are automatically extending the entitlement period for recipients of an work disability pension as follows:
Messages in due form will be sent to each pension beneficiary whose entitlement has been extended.
Due to the coronavirus crisis, we are automatically extending the entitlement period for recipients of a temporary benefit.
Concerning victims of hostile actions receiving a disability pension – their right to the pension will be extended by 3 months.
It is possible to obtain a work disability allowance and, at the same time, unemployment benefits.
If you went on unpaid leave for 30 days or more, you will be entitled to unemployment benefits, provided that you meet the conditions of entitlement to unemployment benefit.