Digital Memories

The internet is a personal database abundant in information. Whether voluntarily and deliberately produced by individuals or generated automatically by the platforms based on users’ activities – this information is stored online or on individuals’ devices and may help shape the memory of a loved one after he died. That raises questions about a person’s […]

Data and Statistics

Israel Internet Association believes it is pivotal that organizations, researchers, and individuals could learn about the unique qualities of the Israeli internet and its users. This kind of knowledge may drive technological, social, and public growth. Thus, ISOC-IL develops and maintains a database of all articles and quantitative studies conducted on the Israeli internet along […]

Web Accessibility

In February 2013, the Knesset adopted regulations requiring website owners to offer accessible services. The directive was vague and failed to balance web site owners’ costs with the requirements of people with disabilities. In September 2017, following a lengthy process led by Israel Internet Association for over four years, the Knesset approved significantly revised accessibility […]

Fighting Online Censorship

Israeli legislators have submitted several bills threatening internet freedom in recent years. Israel Internet Association regularly participates in Knesset committees’ discussions, publishes position papers, and cooperates with the relevant authorities and the media to prevent censorship and infringement of internet freedom. Here are a few examples: Filtering Inappropriate Content for Minors – several variations of […]

ISOC stops direct registration of domain names

As from November 1st, 2016, ISOC-IL (RA) ceases to direct domain names registration and management and transfers the activity of registration and administration of domain names currently under its direct management to its accredited registrars*. ISOC-IL will focus on its role of managing and leading the IT infrastructure and database required for managing Israeli domain […]

Terms of Use

Introduction Welcome to the official website of the Israel Internet Association (Registered Association) (hereinafter: the “Website” and the “Association”, respectively). The Association’s registration number is 580299543, and its address is: 6 Bareket Street, POB 7210, Peach Tikva 4951774, Israel. The Website is available on the following URL – – and through any other domain […]

Privacy Policy

What is the Privacy Policy? The Israel Internet Association (Registered Association) (hereinafter: the “Association”) respects the privacy of the users of the Association’s website, available at or any other domain name, at the Association’s discretion (hereinafter: the “Website”). The following terms explain the Website’s privacy practices. These covers, inter alia, the manner of the […]

Accessibility Declaration

The Israel Internet Association is committed to providing equal opportunities to people with special needs. Therefore, we designed and planned our site so as to meet the accessibility guidelines of the World Wide Web Consortium – Level AA. If you have any comments or suggestions, please contact us at: If you find areas that […]

About Us

The Israel Internet Association (ISOC-IL) is Israel’s country code top-level domains (ccTLD) registry, responsible for managing .il domain names and the ongoing operation of the Israeli Internet eXchange (IIX), guaranteeing secure, fast, unrestricted access to Israeli and global websites and online services at any time and place. Like its counterparts in most other democratic countries, […]

Leadership Team

The appointed leadership and the professional team are the driving force of ISOC-IL. As a nonprofit organization, our Board members are being elected  by the association members, and serves as volunteers. Our Board members entrusted with the mission of outlining ISOC-IL leading strategy. The professional team, implements the objectives and policies set by the Board. We are […]

Domain name statistics in IL.

STATISTICS 2019 Number of registered domain names 2019 number of domain names January 248,237 February 248,217 March 248,096 April 247,666 May June July August September October November December Number of domain names (CSV file) Registration, renewal and expired 2019 new renew expired January 4,290 12,741 3,365 February 3,620 10,847 3,640 March 3,795 10,844 3,916 April […]


What details can I update on a domain name? Address, telephone or email of the domain Holder or contact person. Specify a different contact person Transfer Lock/ Unlock DNS Servers Name of Holder – only for specific instances (details at bottom of page) Modifying details encompasses those instances which do not entail the transfer of […]

Rules for the Allocation of Domain Names

Rules for the Allocation of Domain Names Under the Israel Country Code Top Level Domain (“IL “) Original version: December 1998 Last update: July 2016 Version: 1.5 (Old Registration Rules) Read the Registration Rules

Decision regarding the Domain Name נבלות

The Decision: In Clause 5.g of The Committee for the Review of Offensive Domain Names: Work Procedures, it has been determined that: “The Committee’s decisions will be received through a majority. The decision to reject a domain name for registration must be based on a majority vote.” All of the Committee members have voted in […]

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.