Rubinstein, born in Tel Aviv in 1947, dedicates his life to serving Israel as a diplomat and civil servant. Beginning his career as a legal adviser to the Israeli ministry of defense, he accompanies Moshe Dayan in his secret talks with Egyptian officials prior to Sadat’s November 1977 path-breaking trip to Jerusalem. He is a key member of the delegations that participated in the Israel-Egyptian negotiations from 1977-79. Likewise, he is cabinet secretary to Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir and active in shaping of the 1993 Oslo Accords and the 1994 peace treaty between Israel and Jordan. Rubinstein serves as Attorney General of Israel from 1997-2004, when he is appointed to the Israeli Supreme Court.