Joel Singer is the former Legal Adviser to the Israeli Foreign Ministry under the Rabin-Peres Government. He negotiated the Israel-PLO Mutual Recognition Agreement, the Oslo Agreement and its implementing agreements with the PLO (1993-96). Singer was also a principal author of the Israeli autonomy model developed pursuant to the 1978 Camp David Accords and was a member of the Israeli delegation to the Autonomy Talks with Egypt and the United States under the Begin Government (1979-1982).
Our Voice of the Fortnight is Haaretz Weekly podcast host Simon Spungin and senior columnist Chemi Shalev on the day that Benjamin Netanyahu became the first serving Israeli prime minister to go on trial. And, reporting from outside the Jerusalem courthouse, Anshel Pfeffer explains what will unfold in the weeks ahead.