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How to Call Israel from the U.S.

To call Israel from the U.S., just follow these simple dialing directions:

  • First dial 011, the U.S. exit code.
  • Next dial 972, the country code for Israel.
  • Then dial the area code (1 digit — please see a sample calling code list below)
  • and finally the phone number (7 digits).

Need more help with how to call Israel?

Here is a list of some major city area codes and city calling codes:

Ashdod 8
Ashkelon 8
Beer-Shev‘a 8
Bethlehem 2
Eilat 8
Gaza Strip 8
Haifa 4
Herzlia 9
Hevron 2
Jaffa 3
Jericho 2
Jerusalem 2
Nazareth 4
Naharia 4
Netanya 9
Raanana 9
Ramalla 2
Ramat Gan 3
Safed 4
Sharon Junction 9
Shefelah 8
Tel Aviv 8
West Bank 2

Need to call a toll-free number in Israel?

A toll-free number may not always work when calling Israel from the U.S. Toll-free calls are usually free, yes, but you could get charged an international rate when calling from abroad. Try the regular number instead.


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