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...
Family members of an insured person who was employed or self-employed and died as a result of a work injuryWork accident or occupational disease, are entitled to benefits, as well as family members of a volunteer who died as a result of an injury during volunteer activity.
The wife of the insured man at the time of his death – the benefits are paid to the widow, even if she works or has another source of income.
A man who was married to the insured woman at the time of her death, and to whom one of the following conditions applies:
The child of the deceased insured person (including a step-child or adopted child or grandchild whose entire livelihood came from the insured unless married), if s/he is one of the following:
Please note:A youth who has married will stop being eligible for benefits from the day of his/her marriage.
The parents of the deceased insured person (including an adopted parent or step-parent) are entitled to benefits if one of the following conditions holds:
A grandfather, grandmother, brother, or sister of the deceased insured person is entitled to benefits for as long as they are unable to support themselves if both of the following conditions hold: