Service Medal of the Israel Prison Service

Hebrew name: Itur HaSherut

Awarded by the Prison Commissioner, for outstanding contribution to the achievement of the goals of the Prison Service


Original Design

The designer of the medal was Nathan Karp. On a 38 mm cupro-nickel disc of 20 gram weight, a raised service emblem upon incuse lines part of the candelabra. The service emblem is surrounded  by two olive branches which spring forth from five links of a chain. The ribbon is blue with a thin white stripe.

Medal: silver medal without silvermark but with serial number (here covered).

Clasp: Dimensions 45.2 x 14 mm. Silvermark 925 on lower right corner.

Ribbon width 40 mm.


  Current design

The current medal shows the new symbol of the Prison Service