National Insurance Institute

It's not an incentive for parents - it's a grant for children!

MK Merav Ben-Ari responds to Arutz Sheva's article on school grants. With comments by Arutz Sheva.MK Merav BenAri, Chana Roberts, 8/11/2017, 8:11 AM

Israeli government offers financial incentives to divorced moms

Rich divorced moms get 1,000 NIS per child, while most children suffering poverty get nothing at all. Opinion.Gil Ronen, 8/10/2017, 8:14 AM

Arab poses as National Insurance employee, robs elderly couple

Jerusalem resident arrested after he impersonated National Insurance employee, stole thousands of shekels from elderly couple.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2017, 11:45 AM

Teenage yeshiva students exempted from National Insurance tax

Ministerial Committee for Legislation approves Shas MK's law exempting yeshiva students under age 19 from paying NII premiums.Haim Lev, 3/15/2017, 9:51 AM

Israel's Social Security Report: In 2044 money runs out

Actuarial report: Starting 2026 National Insurance payments to exceed received funds, forcing institution to open reserve fund.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 2/9/2017, 2:06 PM

More than 1 in 5 Israelis living below poverty line

More than 20 percent of Israelis are living below the poverty line, the annual poverty report finds.JTA, 12/16/2016, 1:28 AM

Israel near bottom of OECD for welfare expenditure

According to 2015 National Insurance report, Israel is fourth lowest among OECD countries in welfare expenditure.Yoel Domb, 10/10/2016, 10:05 PM

5 years later, terror victim beats National Insurance

Being stabbed 13 times, watching friend murdered didn't entitle her to meaningful compensation, NII argued.Gil Ronen, 4/6/2016, 9:47 PM

How Jerusalem Arabs are fleecing National Insurance

National Insurance head reveals how a billion shekels go to eastern Jerusalem Arabs who trick system, vows to stop terror payments.Nir Har-Zahav, 10/31/2015, 7:12 PM

National Insurance Asks Terror Victim Why Attacker Stabbed Him

Stabbed in Tel Aviv bus attack, Shai Ohana was shocked to receive letter from National Insurance Institute asking if he knew his attacker.Cynthia Blank, 5/17/2015, 10:24 AM

Shalom Yohai Sherki Recognized as Terror Victim

Shalom Yohai Sherki, who was murdered when a terrorist rammed his car into a bus stop, officially recognized by the State as terror victim.Reut Hadar, 4/21/2015, 12:45 AM

31 Civilians Killed in Terror Attacks Since Last Memorial Day

Terrorism on sharp rise in Israel as annual figure from 2013-2014 jumps from 2 civilian murders to 31 terror-related deaths in 2014-2015.Uzi Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 4/19/2015, 11:53 AM

Defense Ministry: Hundreds of Soldiers to Receive Compensation

Some 300 IDF soldiers have been declared handicapped as a result of Operation Protective Edge last summer, the Defense Ministry said.Moshe Cohen, 3/1/2015, 4:23 PM

2,495 Israelis Killed in Terrorist Attacks Since 1948

The National Insurance Institute announces figures ahead of Memorial Day, which begins Sunday night.Yosef Berger, 5/1/2014, 1:41 PM

Cabinet Approves Stripping Terrorists of Benefits

Terror murderers who are Israeli citizens will not enjoy National Insurance benefits even if they are released early in 'deals,' 'gestures.'Gil Ronen, 2/16/2014, 6:51 PM

‘Increase Retirement Age, or Raise Taxes’

National Insurance head reveals 50% of funding goes to payments to elderly, suggests raising retirement age.Maayana Miskin, 12/10/2013, 11:11 PM

Jewish Mother Accidentally Shot by IDF Has Payments Cut

Mother of 11 accidentally shot by IDF had her benefits slashed, says Review Board's "Arab doctor saw settlers and decided to take revenge.", 5/31/2013, 3:28 PM

National Insurance Leads in Public Complaints

Ombudsman reports on 2012 complaints. Bituach Leumi faces most complaints, followed by police.Maayana Miskin, 5/22/2013, 2:46 PM

Part-Timers Now Eligible for Unemployment Benefits

A new law will make it easier for Israelis who work part-time will for the first time qualify for unemployment benefits.David Lev, 11/6/2012, 8:14 PM

Helping the Poor, or Hurting?

The institute charged with helping the poor has become their nightmare due to "draconian" policy, lawyer says.Maayana Miskin, 7/18/2012, 9:09 AM

Bill to Automatically Give POWs Disability Benefits

MK Israel Hasson has submitted a bill that would automatically award POWs a 20% disability payment.Gabe Kahn., 11/25/2011, 11:08 AM