Israel extends Daylight Savings Time

Ephraim Silverberg ephraim at
Mon Jul 4 07:24:47 UTC 2011

On Mon, 4 Jul 2011, Alexander Krivenyshev wrote:

> According to the Israel Prime Minister's Office (,
> Cabinet Approves draft legislation to extend Daylight Savings Time to an
> average of 193 days, as opposed to 182 today.

Please note the sentence:

         ... the Cabinet authorized the Ministerial Committee on
             Legislation to discuss the draft and submit it to
             the Knesset.

The change is not law until the Knesset amends the Time Decree law.
The process can take a few months.

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