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...
Dependents’ grant, marriage grant, bar-mitzvah grant, death grant
A widower whose children no longer meet the definition of childThe son or daughter of an insured person (including foster child, adopted child and grandchild supported entirely by the insured person, except for a married child) who meets one of the following conditions: *up to age 18; *if completing his studies at a post-elementary educational institution or studying in a framework to complete matriculation exams, or having a learning disability and studying in a framework recognized by the NII– up to age 20; *if in a pre-army IDF framework – up to age 20;* if a volunteer in a framework of public service for up to 12 months and his army service is deferred due to this volunteering – up to age 21; *if serving compulsory service in the IDF – up to age 24; *if serving in the voluntary National Service – up to age 24;*if studying in an "atuda" framework and deferring army service due to studies – up to age 24. - will see his entitlement to a monthly dependents’ benefit end, and will be paid a one-time grant equivalent to 36 monthly benefits.
He shall continue to receive the benefit in the following cases:
Please note that the children will keep receiving a benefit as usual.
Regardless, a widow who remarried shall be entitled to continue receiving a monthly dependents’ benefit, if one of the following conditions applies to her:
A Bat Mitzvah Grant is paid to a girl when she reaches 12 years of age and to a boy when he reaches 13 years of age. The rate of the grant is NIS 6,620 (as of Jan 01, 2024).
Upon the death of the person who had received the dependents' benefits, his/her child shall be paid a one-time grant of NIS 9,930 (as of Jan 01, 2024), provided that the child meets the definition of child set forth in the law.