This site was established and is managed by the ICT Authority E-government unit, a subsidiary of the Prime Minister's Office. Making the site accessible to people with disabilities and providing an equal service to all users is a priority. The E-government unit allocates and invests resources to make the site accessible and provide easy-to-use services and information for people with disabilities.
According to the non-profit organization "Access Israel", 20-25 percent of the population of Israel experience accessibility related difficulties online . Gov.il has been designed to be useable for everyone. When improving accessibility for people with disabilities, we took in to consideration, among other things, users with motoric disabilities, cognitive disabilities, vision impairment, blindness and color blindness, hearing impairment, and senior citizens.
The site meets Level AA of the international W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, in accordance with Equal Rights for Persons with Disabilities Regulations (Accessibility Adjustments for Service), 2013 (hereinafter: "the Regulations").
W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Hebrew
Accessibility on the site
Navigation is simple and clear.
Content is written clearly and simply, and organized according to a logical hierarchy. If necessary, there are explanations alongside the content.
The site has been optimized for viewing on modern browsers.
The site is viewable on multiple screens and resolutions.
Pages have a fixed structure.
Graphic elements have a textual alternative (alt).
The sites font sizes can be changed by using Ctrl and the mouse wheel.
The site does not use moving or blinking text.
Although we have made an effort to make all pages accessible, some pages may still not be fully accessible.
The forms service and smart card identification module are exempt from accessibility, due to technological reasons, signed by an internet and authorized service accessibility specialist.
We are constantly working to improve accessibility, and are committed to making it equally and fully accessible to all users.
Contact us if you find a problem
Please let us know if you have come across any accessibility related problem, so we can do are best to make the site better for you, by emailing our accessibility expert at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We recommend attaching the following details to make sure we have all the information we need to help:
A description of the problem.
What action were you trying to take.
A link to the page you were on.
Your browser type and version.
Your operating system.
If you were using any assisting technology, please include it.
The E-government unit will do its best to make the site accessible and respond to enquiries as fast as possible.
More information on accessibility
Commission for Equal Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Access Israel – The Association for the Advancement of Accessibility in Israel
Accessible Internet – Israel Internet Association