12 Apr 2015
The Ongoing Crisis at the National Insurance Institute NII (Social Security) The government doesn’t heed the recommendations of the NII, the institution responsible for securing the basic minimal rights of the citizens of Israel. Half of the income support benefits never make it into the accounts of those eligible, because of failures in the rights accessing system. NII allowances don’t even cover half of the sum needed for “minimal existence with dignity.” And the deficit continues to swell. How can the NII be saved from itself?