All of the information you need regarding your rights and coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak is impacting everyones' lives. In this portal and on the specific pages related to coronavirus you will find a wide range of information and updates that will assist you and help you utilize the rights that are relevant to you during this time period. For the Ministry of Health guidelines it is important to stay updated on the Ministry of Health website and on the designated telegram channel.

You can follow the updates on the Coronavirus updates log. 02.04 19:00: A grant for self-employed workers of up to 6,000 NIS was approved and will be paid in the coming days. The application process is open to the public!


FAQs on Government websites

Exemptions for People in Quarantine

Informational Videos

Informational Video on the Ministry of Health website
Magen David Adom - Corona virus
English Video on the Ministry of Health website


Government agencies

Government Agencies Call Center Expedited Services
The Ministry of Health Kol HaBriut hotline *5400
Municipal Hotline (in most cases) 106
Home Front Command Call Center for Civil (non-medical) Emergencies 104
Employment Services ‎9687* Initial online report to the employment office
The National Insurance Institute **6050 Unemployment pay claim online claim form
The Agency for Small and Mid-size Businesses Maof businesses hotline *8794
SHAYAL (Guidance for Citizens) 118 (Unemployment, unpaid leave, consumerism etc.) Contact through Facebook
The Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs and Social Services Social Services hotline 118
The Israel Tax Authority
  • Tax authority call center (general) *9848
  • Property tax call center *4954
The Population and Immigration Authority National Information and Service hotline *3450 Online contact form on corona related topics for foreign workers/Palestinians
The Ministry of Education *Hotline for Parents and Students
The Office for Social Equality Senior Citizens center hotline *8840 Online contact for for the senior citizens center
The Authority for the Rights of Holocaust Survivors Holocaust Survivors Services Center hotline *5105


Aid Organizations - Designated Centers

Information, Guidance and Support

Organization Center details and website link Hotline number
United Hatzalah, Israel Association of Community Centers, and Lev Echad Emergency Hotline for Humanitarian Assistance During the Corona Crisis 1221 (no star)
The New Workers Union (Histadrut) Information hotline regarding rights in the workplace during the coronavirus crisis 2383*
"Be-Atzmi" On My Own Emergency hotline for coping and support in the area of employment 2119*
The Israel Bar Association Initial legal assistance in issues related to family, labor, National Insurance and execution laws 050-5588072 (whatsapp)
Chasdei Lev Hotline for Tools and Tips for Good Financial Family Conduct 077-3377930 ext. 3
Israel Consumers Council Consumer Services Hotline 1-700-727-888
Tene Briut Amaharit Hotline for Coronavirus Related Questions (prevention, protection and Ministry of Health guidelines). Sun-Thurs 8:00-21:00 04-6323544
Rotem Center and Yated Program Yated Call Center for Adolescents in Hebrew and Arabic List of call center numbers
HMO Emotional Support Hotlines "Clalit"

"Maccabi" "Meuechet" "Leumit"

* *2700 extension 8, 3
  • *3555 extension 1
  • *3833 extension 8
  • *507 extension 9
Eran and the Israel Trauma Coalition Help hotline for those suffering from corona related anxiety 1201 ext. 6
Tamar - Eran and the Israel Trauma Coalition Arabic help hotline for those suffering from corona related anxiety 1201 ext. 2
Sahar - Online Assistance and Support Digital support and emotional assistance for people in emotional distress
"A New Dawn in the Negev" Emergency hotline for the Bedouin population to help cope with the coronavirus crisis The hotline is open on Sun.-Thurs. from 10:00-16:00. 08-9966561
ENOSH Hotline for parents and adolescents age 12-25 suffering from emotional crisis 054-9299723

Assistance for those in home quarantine

Organization Center details and website link Hotline number
Appleseeds Academy in conjunction with the Ministry of Social Equality and other organizations Assistance for people people who need help with technology (Using Zoom, filling out online forms, etc) *055-2750238 for Hebrew (call the number or text the word "help")
  • 055-2750239 for Arabic (call the number or text the word "help")
United Hatzalah, Israel Association of Community Centers, and Lev Echad Emergency Hotline for Humanitarian Assistance During the Corona Crisis 1221 (no star)
Yad Sarah Delivery of medical equipment to the house 02-6444639
Lev Echad Assistance with shopping, gathering medications etc. 02-6762044
Friends for Health Medications for Home-bound Individuals 054-7123930
Dor L'dor Personal assistance for senior citizens who are worried about leaving the house *3284

Additional Information

Laws & Regulations

Additional publications

Credits