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Eyal Press

Eyal Press is a Nation contributing writer and the author of Absolute Convictions: My Father, a City, and the Conflict That Divided America (Picador). He is a Schwartz Fellow at the New America Foundation.


News and Features

Khirbet Khizeh is a study in ambiguity of the 1948 Arab-Israeli War.

Breaking the Silence’s Our Harsh Logic: Israeli Soldiers’ Testimonies from the Occupied Territories, 2000–2010.

Corporate whistleblowers get the silent treatment from Washington.

Why do patriotic members of an elite combat unit refuse to serve in the occupied territories?

The Sarkozy commission advanced new ways of measuring progress—but hurdles remain.

The Nation mourns the passing of Tony Judt, a historian and intellectual whose acumen, courage and range are renowned, profound and an inspiration. 

Barnett Slepian was the last abortion provider to be gunned down in America, in 1998--until George Tiller.

It's too early to say whether the murder of a Kansas abortion provider will trigger another wave of a type of violence last seen in the 1990s. It is not too early to be struck by the parallels.

The intensifying economic crisis slams the world of nonprofit organizations.

Novelist and peace advocate David Grossman examines the high cost of concealing what is unpleasant.


Several weeks ago, I attended a conference in Washington D.C. whose organizing theme was "Ending the Dark Ages, Turning on the Lights...
There is a whiff of populism in the air and so, not surprisingly, some liberals are scared. Over at The New Republic, Walter Shapiro has...
After deciding it no longer wanted William Kristol to fill its pages with strategy memos for Sarah Palin and other rising stars on the...
As we know from Ryan Lizza's profile of Rahm Emanuel in The New Yorker, the Obama White House has been reading New York Times columnist...