Bar/Bat Mitzvah grant


A Bar Mitzva grant is paid to a girl who reaches the age of 12 and a boy who reaches the age of 13. The grant is NIS 5,943 (as of Jan 01, 2020).

An orphan who has lost both parents and is receiving two survivors’ pensions, is entitled to a grant by vitrue of the entitlement of each parent.
A child who is living in a boarding school, and the Ministry of Welfare receives his survivor's pension - his/her Bar/Bat Mitzvah grant will not be transferred to the Ministry of Welfare, but rather to the child's family, foster family or guardian.