Removing a pre-determined restriction on the submission of a registration request

Includes offensive words in the .il domain name registry Following Israel Internet Association’s (ISOC-IL) Offensive Domain Names Reviewing Committee’s decision, ISOC-IL decided to remove a pre-determined restriction on the submission of a registration request that includes offensive words in the .il domain name registry. Therefore, due to the decision, ISOC-IL revoke the restriction on the […]


STATISTICS 2020 Number of registered domain names 2020 Number of Domain Names January 249,311 February 248,867 March 249,041 April 250,081 May 254,587 June 257,460 July 259,221 August 260,524 September 261,292 October 262,976 November 264,750 December 266,766 Number of domain names (CSV file) Registration, renewal and expiration 2020 New Registrations Domains Renewed Domains Expired January 4,058 […]

Technical Information

Technical Information The REG-REG System is an XML-based transaction system. The system uses an HTTPS-based secure interface, although it is not a full implementation of EPP. The Accredited Registrar is expected to implement a software client to interact with the system. Such a client is not supplied by ISOC-IL. Towards that end, the Registry provides […]

ISOC-IL annual report 2019 – available online

Israel Internet Association (“ISOC-IL”) has published its annual report for 2019 In the past five years, ISOC-IL has been publishing a detailed annual report, providing the Israeli public full transparency regarding its operations. The report includes an extensive, in-depth overview of ISOC-IL’s major activities, data, and information regarding innovations and various projects that have taken […]

“.ישראל ” – New Israeli country code top-level domain (ccTLD)

Today (May 19), ICANN, (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers), announced the successful completion of String Evaluation of the proposed Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) country code top-level domain (ccTLD) string for Israel. ICANN has approved the request of ISOC-IL to assign  ” .ישראל” as the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) in Hebrew, and In […]

Brigadier General (res.) Rami Malachi

Rami Malachi has spent 28 years in military service, commanding communication and information technology units. In his latest position as Commander of IDF Digital & Data Division (Lotem), J6/C4i & Cyber Defense Directorate, he was in charge of over 3,000 officers and soldiers. Rami was awarded the Israel Defense Prize for his significant role and […]

Adv. Karen Elburg-Rimon

Adv. Karen Elburg-Rimon has been practicing law for almost 30 years and currently heads the Intellectual Property practice at Herzog Fox & Neeman in Tel Aviv. Karen has extensive experience in providing IP strategy advice to both multinational clients with large IP portfolios and emerging startups; she is involved in IP and technology-related proceedings on […]

Israeli internet traffic to local websites has increased by 25%

Data compiled from the Israeli Internet eXchange (IIX), managed by ISOC-IL, indicates that Israeli internet traffic to local websites has increased by 25% in the past two weeks. The Israeli Internet eXchange (IIX), connects all ISPs in Israel. Israeli ISPs are currently connecting to the IIX at rates of up to 100 gigabits per second. […]

Israel Internet Association (ISOC-IL)

ISOC-IL operates the country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) .il and manage the Israeli Internet eXchange (IIX) - Guaranteeing secure, fast, unrestricted access to Israeli and global websites and online services at any time and place.

Israel Internet Association - Keeping the Internet Free.