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...
A child whose parent has been killed due to an act of domestic violence his or her spouse, is entitled to a special monthly allowance.
The allowance is paid for a child beside other benefits such as child allowance or survivors pension.
The allowance is paid for each child under 18 years old, including for an adopted child and a stepchild.
An allowance is paid for a child who already turned 18 in the following instances:
The amount of the allowance is determined in accordance with the number of children in the family and the average wage rate in the economy on the day of the murder. The average wage currently amounts to NIS 7,913 (as of Jan 01, 2020).
A claim for an allowance for a child orphaned due to domestic violence must be submitted.
A claim for a minor child must be submitted by the guardian appointed to the child or the person recommended by the Welfare Bureau to handle the child's interests. A child aged 18 or over should submit the claim by himself.
The claim may be sent by means of the internet site or submitted at a NII branch nearest your place of residence.