About Israel

About Israel

  • FastFacts

    LanguagesHebrew, Arabic (official)​
    Dialing Code​+972​
    CurrencyNew Israeli Shekel (NIS)​
    System of Government Democracy​
    Date of State Establishment14 May 1948​


    National Symbols

    • The flag

      The flag of the State of Israel is based on the design of the Jewish prayer shawl (tallit), with a blue Shield of David (Magen David).

    • National Emblem

      The official emblem of the State of Israel is a candelabrum (menorah), whose shape is said to be derived from the seven-branched moriah, a plant known since antiquity. The olive branches on either side represent Israel's yearning for peace.

  • Time in Israel

  • Currencies

    1 USA Dollar=3.564 NIS

    1 Israeli Shekel=0.28 USD

    Data By Bank Of Israel