Eyal Press

Contributing Editor


Eyal Press is a Nation contributing editor and the author of Beautiful Souls: The Courage and Conscience of Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times and Absolute Convictions: My Father, a City, and the Conflict That Divided America. He is also a Puffin Foundation Writing Fellow at The Type Media Center.

Silencing New Voices Silencing New Voices

What happens when a student magazine committed to fostering dialogue opens its pages to critical views on Israel?

Apr 20, 2007 / Feature / Eyal Press

The New Suburban Poverty The New Suburban Poverty

For the first time, more poor Americans live in the nation's suburbs than in all our cities combined.

Apr 13, 2007 / Feature / Eyal Press

Letters Letters

OH, GOD... Rochester, NY

Nov 29, 2006 / Letters / Eyal Press and Our Readers

In God’s Country In God’s Country

The secular left should think twice before casting religious people as its foes. After all, alienating potential allies and confining ourselves to a small sect of like-minded belie...

Nov 2, 2006 / Books & the Arts / Eyal Press

Fallout in Israel Fallout in Israel

Israel's war with Hezbollah may have strengthened the hand of the Israeli right, which has forgotten that peace comes only by negotiating with those you do not trust.

Aug 24, 2006 / Editorial / Eyal Press

The Left Gets Real The Left Gets Real

Is the coziness of progressives and foreign policy realists a strategic alliance or a sign that the conservative co-optation of "human rights" has disillusioned the left?

Aug 4, 2006 / Feature / Eyal Press

Keeping Gideon’s Promise Keeping Gideon’s Promise

Montana is setting the stage for other states in its push to improve legal representation for the poor and to address the lack of competent public attorneys.

Mar 16, 2006 / Feature / Eyal Press

Ruling Class Warriors Ruling Class Warriors

House Republicans rammed through a budget bill in December that cuts $40 billion from domestic programs. Is there anyone of conscience in the Senate to defeat this?

Jan 5, 2006 / Editorial / Eyal Press

Middlemarch Middlemarch

The GOP is an object of popular loathing, yet prospects seem dim for ousting it from power. Three new books explain why: Off Center explores the GOP's genius for subverting the mec...

Dec 15, 2005 / Books & the Arts / Eyal Press

Alito’s CAP Connection Alito’s CAP Connection

Samuel Alito once boasted he was a member of Concerned Alumni of Princeton, which opposed bemoaned the impact of co-education and affirmative action. What does this say about his c...

Nov 23, 2005 / Editorial / Eyal Press