Singer is giving the israeli press a totally different account from the true events, trying to portray himself as the victim of a foreign judicial system. the translator was from the israeli embassy and spoke perfect hebrew. Singer was asked if he understood everything said and specifically if he understood the charges. He responded affirmatively. His group of friends were the first to incriminate him by stating that the fire was started when he lighted a roll of toilet paper. Singer even tried to leave the country when he realized the police was closing in on him, changing his bus ticket to avoid detention.
Israeli soldier lightly wounded after being hit by car south of Hebron (Haaretz)
from the article: Chile police release Israeli tourist suspected of causing forest fire