Knesset Committees

Labor, Welfare and Health Committee

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Committee Chairman: Elie Elalouf

Committee Members:
Merav Ben Ari   Michal Biran   Meir Cohen   Israel Eichler   Ilan Gilon  
Nurit Koren   Orly Levi-Abekasis   Yakov Margi   Shuli Moalem-Refaeli   Avraham Naguisa  
Ayman Odeh   Tali Ploskov   Itzik Shmuli   Jamal Zahalka  

Committee Staff:
Director:Anat Cohen Samuel
Senior Coordinator:Eti Shabtai
Coordinator:Maayan Ben Ami
Spokesperson:Uri Michael
Legal Advisor:Noa Ben Shabat
Senior Appointee:Shimrit Gitlin Shaked
Senior Appointee:Anat Mimon
Legal Assistant:Yael Salant
Legal Intern:Rotem Yosef

The Committee deals with the following issues: labor; social security including the system for guaranteeing a minimum income; the National Insurance Institute; health; welfare; rehabilitation; the disabled and their rehabilitation, including disabled soldiers and the families of the victims of warfare and other victims; juvenile delinquents; pensions and benefits; payments to soldiers and their families. Until the end of the term of the eighth Knesset, there were two separate committees: one for labor and the other for public services.

Subcommittee for Pensions in the Evolving Kibbutz
Subcommittee for the "Cycle of Employment" program of the Economics Ministry
Subcommittee for the Regulations for Equal Rights for the Handicapped Law
Subcommittee on Mental Health Reform
Subcommittee on the Status of the Elderly
Subcommittee to Care for Homeless Youngsters

Joint Committees:
Joint Committee to Discuss the National Insurance Law (Calculation of Childbirth Allowance for Independent Policyholder), 2014

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