Israel

Israel flag
  • Country
    Israel
  • Capital
    Jerusalem
  • Continent
    Asia
  • Population
    8.9M
  • Area
    20,800 km²
  • Currency
    Shekel (ILS)
  • TLD
    .il

All of Israel uses the same time zone, namely Asia/Jerusalem. The UTC time zone offset is --, also called --. Israel does observe daylight saving time.

Israel (Off. State of Israel) has a population of 8.9 million people with Jerusalem as the capital city. The official currency is Shekel (ILS). Israel is locaded in Western Asia, has an area of 20,800 km² and is bordering Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestinian Territory and Syria.

The next holiday in Israel is Passover (Pesach) on April 23, 2024

Daylight saving time

  • Oct 29, 2023
    02:00
    ->
    01:00
    Sunday, October 29, 2023, the clock was set backwards by 1 hour, from 02:00 AM GMT+3 to 01:00 AM GMT+2. Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour earlier than the previous day.
  • Mar 29, 2024
    02:00
    ->
    03:00
    Friday, March 29, 2024, the clock was set forwards by 1 hour, from 02:00 AM GMT+2 to 03:00 AM GMT+3. Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour later than the previous day.
  • Oct 27, 2024
    02:00
    ->
    01:00
    Sunday, October 27, 2024, the clock will be set backwards by 1 hour, from 02:00 AM GMT+3 to 01:00 AM GMT+2. Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour earlier than the previous day.
  • Mar 28, 2025
    02:00
    ->
    03:00
    Friday, March 28, 2025, the clock will be set forwards by 1 hour, from 02:00 AM GMT+2 to 03:00 AM GMT+3. Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour later than the previous day.

2024 Holidays in Israel

  • Mar 21
    Fast of Esther
  • Mar 24
    Purim
  • Apr 23
    Passover (Pesach)
  • Apr 24
    Passover (intermediate days)
  • Apr 29
    Mimouna, Seventh day of Passover
  • May 14
    Independence Day (Yom HaAtzmaut)
  • May 26
    Lag BaOmer
  • Jun 12
    Shavuot (Feast of Weeks)
  • Oct 3
    Rosh Hashanah (Yom Teruah)
  • Oct 4
    Rosh Hashanah (Day 2)
  • Oct 12
    Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur)
  • Oct 17
    Feast of Tabernacles (Sukkot)
  • Oct 18
    The week of Sukkot
  • Oct 24
    Simchat Torah/ Shmini Atzeret
  • Dec 26
    Hanukkah