|Official name:||State of Israel (Hebrew: Medinat Yisrael)|
|National symbols:||Flag of Israel|
Hatikvah: National anthem of Israel
Menorah: National emblem of Israel
Declaration of independence
|Time:||Standard time: 2 hours ahead of GMT (GMT +2).|
Daylight-Saving time (DST): GMT +3.
According to the "Summer time law", DST starts on last Friday before April 2 at 2:00 A.M. and ends on Sunday before Tishrei 10 at 2:00 A.M.
|Phone system:||Phone dialing codes, and directories|
|Currency:||New Shekel (NIS) or shekel for short.|
One shekel=100 agorot (agora in singular).
Currency exchange rates: English, Hebrew
|Power supply:||220 volts at 50 Hertz. Three pin sockets also match double-pin European electrical appliance plugs.|