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Knesset approves extending unemployment payments to mid-August

Knesset approves extending unemployment payments to mid-August

Knesset approves extension of unemployment payments, as well as expansion to include those receiving other stipends.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2020 12:23
State Comptroller report: Largest number of complaints pertain to Transportation Ministry

State Comptroller report: Largest number of complaints pertain to Transportation Ministry

Annual State Comptroller report shows Israelis complain most often about Transportation Ministry, Health Ministry.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2020 14:43
Most Israelis who lost jobs due to coronavirus haven't returned to the workforce

Most Israelis who lost jobs due to coronavirus haven't returned to the workforce

Nearly 70% of Israelis unemployed due to coronavirus outbreak have not returned to work, statistics show.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/06/2020 14:18
'Coronavirus' child grants to be paid during Passover

'Coronavirus' child grants to be paid during Passover

Grant of 500 NIS per child will be transferred to parents during Passover instead of afterwards, National Insurance Institute promises.Orly Harari, 10/04/2020 12:24
Mother arrested for injecting kids with insulin to get benefits

Mother arrested for injecting kids with insulin to get benefits

Mother of 10 suspected of injecting 5 of her children with insulin to fake their diabetes, get annuities from National Insurance Institute.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/07/2018 20:28
Why is the National Insurance Institute hounding Elor Azariya?

Why is the National Insurance Institute hounding Elor Azariya?

National Insurance Institute demands NIS 5,000 from Azariya as a 'discharged soldier.' Following publication, demand cancelled.Mordechai Sones, 20/03/2018 20:07
Discrimination among bereaved families to be abolished

Discrimination among bereaved families to be abolished

Families of terror victims entitled to all pension funds and benefits from National Insurance will not have to choose which to give up.Mordechai Sones, 29/11/2017 13:31
It's not an incentive for parents - it's a grant for children!

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, 11/08/2017 08:11
Israeli government offers financial incentives to divorced moms

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, 10/08/2017 08:14
Arab poses as National Insurance employee, robs elderly couple

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, 27/06/2017 11:45
Teenage yeshiva students exempted from National Insurance tax

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, 15/03/2017 09:51
Israel's Social Security Report: In 2044 money runs out

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, 09/02/2017 14:06
More than 1 in 5 Israelis living below poverty line

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, 16/12/2016 01:28
Israel near bottom of OECD for welfare expenditure

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 22:05
5 years later, terror victim beats Nat'l Insurance

5 years later, terror victim beats Nat'l Insurance

Being stabbed 13 times, watching friend murdered didn't entitle her to meaningful compensation, NII argued.Gil Ronen, 06/04/2016 21:47
How Arabs are fleecing National Insurance

How 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, 31/10/2015 19:12
NII Asks Terror Victim Why Attacker Stabbed Him

NII 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, 17/05/2015 10:24
Shalom Yohai Sherki Recognized as Terror Victim

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, 21/04/2015 00:45
31 Civilians Killed in Terror Attacks Since 2014

31 Civilians Killed in Terror Attacks Since 2014

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, 19/04/2015 11:53
Defense Ministry: Soldiers to Receive Compensation

Defense Ministry: 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, 01/03/2015 16:23
2,495 Israelis Killed in Terror Attacks Since 1948

2,495 Israelis Killed in Terror Attacks Since 1948

The National Insurance Institute announces figures ahead of Memorial Day, which begins Sunday night.Yosef Berger, 01/05/2014 13:41
Cabinet Approves Stripping Terrorists of Benefits

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, 16/02/2014 18:51
‘Increase Retirement Age, or Raise Taxes’

‘Increase Retirement Age, or Raise Taxes’

National Insurance head reveals 50% of funding goes to payments to elderly, suggests raising retirement age.Maayana Miskin, 10/12/2013 23:11
Jewish Mother Shot by IDF in Financial Crisis

Jewish Mother Shot by IDF in Financial Crisis

Mother of 11 accidentally shot by IDF had her benefits slashed, says Review Board's "Arab doctor saw settlers and decided to take revenge.", 31/05/2013 15:28
National Insurance Leads in Public Complaints

National Insurance Leads in Public Complaints

Ombudsman reports on 2012 complaints. Bituach Leumi faces most complaints, followed by police.Maayana Miskin, 22/05/2013 14:46
Part-Timers Now Eligible for Unemployment Benefits

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, 06/11/2012 20:14
Helping the Poor, or Hurting?

Helping the Poor, or Hurting?

The institute charged with helping the poor has become their nightmare due to "draconian" policy, lawyer says.Maayana Miskin, 18/07/2012 09:09
Bill to Give POWs Disability Benefits

Bill to Give POWs Disability Benefits

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