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...
Section 1 of the National Insurance Law refers to “employer” and
“employee,” these terms are not defined by law because work relations by
their very nature are dynamic and constantly change. Thus, in
determining who is an employee and who is an employer, the NII bases
itself on principles and criteria established from time to time by the
National Labor Court and the Israel Supreme Court in their major