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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.


Surely Palin knows that it is easier to complain of being unfairly demonized than to pause for a moment in the aftermath of a tragedy to...
In an opinion rightly hailed as a "bombshell" in Haaretz, Israeli Supreme Court President Dorit Benisch did not deny that...
Many Americans don't need a movie to appreciate the human toll that the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have exacted on communities in this...
As is now widely known, added to the health care reform bill just passed by the House of Representatives was a provision barring access to...
So the tide turned Tuesday on Democrats, liberals, Obama, the left. Republicans are "energized," The New York Times reports...
So the public option isn't quite dead yet. Democrats – Harry Reid, no less – showed some spine. Progressive advocacy groups...
In his Wall Street Journal column yesterday, Tom Frank paid homage to Richard Hofstadter's famous essay, "The Paranoid Style in...
"Does Obama Believe in Human Rights?" asks Bret Stephens in today's Wall Street Journal. According to Stephens, the answer is a...