Israel Standard Time

time zone

Israel Standard Time (IST)[1] is a time zone that is observed in Israel during winter time. IST is 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC+02:00). During daylight saving time, it observes Israel Daylight Time (IDT).[2]

UTC+02:00: Eastern European Time (EET) observed all year in Egypt. UTC+02:00 / UTC+03:00: Eastern European Time (EET) and Eastern European Summer Time (EEST) observed in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, and Israel. In Israel it is called Israel Standard Time (IST) or Israel Daylight Time (IDT). UTC+03:00: Turkey Time (TRT) observed all year in Turkey. Arabia Standard Time (AST) observed all year in Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Iraq, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Qatar. UTC+03:30 / UTC+04:30: Iran Standard Time (IRST) and Iran Daylight Time (IRDT) observed in Iran.


  1. "IST – Israel Standard Time (Standard Time)". Time and Date.
  2. "Current Local Time in Jerusalem, Israel". Time and Date.