During the weekend, the grants were deposited in the accounts of more than 1.6 million Israelis, and tomorrow another 2.5 million deposits will be received. • What to do if you did not receive the grant?
Hundreds of thousands of Israelis are still waiting for the grant
Dudu Greenspan (illustration)
The grants go into the bank's accounts: Today (Sunday), the National Insurance Institute transferred NIS 1.4 billion to the accounts of families with children in Israel. In total, the above amount covers the grants promised for about three million children. This is after over the weekend the grants were deposited in the accounts of more than 1.6 million citizens aged 18 and over.
In addition, today the "grant per citizen" will be deposited in the accounts of about 2.5 million citizens, who are supposed to see it tomorrow on their account pages. In total, grants totaling NIS 5.9 billion were deposited for about 8.2 million citizens.
More than two million citizens entered Social Security systems and checked their accounts. More than 470,000 updated the bank account details, in order to enable the transfer of the grant. The accounts can be updated on the National Insurance website or by phone, by calling 8321 * or 02-5393733.
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Despite the progress, the grants of some 800,000 citizens have not yet been deposited, in most cases because they have not verified or updated their Social Security account details. About 500,000 bank accounts have not yet been located - 50% of them in Jewish localities, about 25.5% in mixed localities and about 22% in non-Jewish localities.
Its most significant age group is missing bank account details are ages 21-18, which are about 184,000 citizens who make up about 36% of about 500,000 accounts that have not yet been verified. The next age group is people aged 70-51, who make up about 99,000 citizens - 19% of all unverified accounts.
The Minister of Labor and Welfare, Itzik Shmuli, said: "We continue to transfer the special grants to Israeli citizens in general and the weaker sections in particular, with great vigor. The importance of these grants for the elderly, disabled and crisis victims is critical at this time, and I will continue to fight for them."
Meir Spiegler, CEO of Social Security, said: “From the moment we were called to the flag we were working around the clock to meet the task set before us. In less than two weeks, we were able to transfer about 90% of the grants to Israeli residents, and for us this is a big news. I call on those who do not see the money in their bank account by tomorrow, to enter the Social Security systems and make sure that the bank account is up to date with us. We will not rest until the last citizen receives the grant he is entitled to from the National Insurance Institute. "