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...
If you have worked at a essential work for less than6 full months, you can qualify, under certain conditions, for a partial grant.
To qualify for a partial grant, you must meet these 3 conditions:
The work did not suit you for these reasons: for professional, distance or medical reasons.
During the first 21 months from the date of discharge, or 3 consecutive months between the 22nd month and the 24th month from the date of discharge.
Please note, those who work at a essential work in the first year of discharge, do not have to meet this condition, so it is recommended to start working in the first year of release.Those who were discharged from compulsory service and those who completed 24 months of national service or national-civil service during the period from 1.1.20 to 31.12.20 - should not be entitled to unemployment benefits, even if they began to work at a essential work in the second year of discharge. However, if they start working at a essential work - they must be eligible for unemployment benefits on the day they start working.
The partial grant will be calculated proportionally according to the number of days you worked in the preferred job.
Please note that if you have received a partial grant and the period in which you can work in a job that qualifies for the grant has not yet ended - you can receive an additional payment of the grant in the following cases: