Current time in Israel


12:46 p.m.
Nov. 30, 2023

Local time in Israel

The time in Israel is 2 hours ahead of UTC and 7 hours ahead of Ashburn. The current timezone in Israel is Israel Standard Time (IST). Israel is currently observing Standard Time (DST) also known as winter time. Daylight Saving Time in Israel starts at March 28, 2024.

Details for the time in Israel

Current time
12:46 p.m.
Time zone Israel Standard Time (IST)
DST: Israel Daylight Time (IDT)
IANA time zone Asia/Jerusalem
Your time difference 7 hours ahead of Ashburn
UTC time difference UTC+2
2 hours ahead of UTC

Israel Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Israel uses Daylight Saving Time. In the table below you can find out when DST begins and when DST ends in Israel.

Last DST ended at Oct. 28, 2023
Sets the clock back 1 hour
Next DST starts at March 28, 2024
Sets the clock forward 1 hour
DST is ending at Oct. 26, 2024
Sets the clock back 1 hour


Israel uses Israel Standard Time IST and Israel Daylight Time IDT. IST is UTC +0200 and IDT is UTC +0300. Israel's latitude and longitude is 31° 30' N and 34° 45' E . Therefore a two hour offset between IST and UTC is not surprising neither is the fact the country has a use for daylight savings time.

Important cities in Israel

The current time in some important cities in Israel is shown below.

Time in Israel