Yair Hirschfeld is the Isaac and Mildred Brochstein Fellow in Middle East Peace and Security in Honor of Yitzhak Rabin at the Baker Institute. Hirschfeld is currently teaching at the University of Haifa in the Department of Middle Eastern History. Hirschfeld was a member of the Israeli team that prepared the first Israeli-Palestinian blueprint for the Permanent Status Agreement. He is also the director general of the Tel Aviv-based Economic Cooperation Foundation (ECF).
Our Voice of the Week comes from the Institute for National Security Studies’ (INSS) podcast, where Attila Somfalvi, a visiting fellow at INSS, speaks to Yehuda Ben Meir, a senior research fellow and former deputy Israeli Foreign Minister, about Israel’s upcoming election and whether or not it will break the political deadlock.