Eyal is a research fellow at Kohelet and a research student in the political science department at Hebrew University. He obtained his BA in Middle Eastern studies and his MA in political science - both with honors from Hebrew University. Prior to his work in Kohelet Eyal took part in the Megidor Committee which examined the governmental structure in Israel. He also served as a research and teaching assistant in various institutions. His research fields include: Israeli and French politics, Israel's relationship with diaspora Jews, national security, democracy and others. Eyal, together with Prof. Gabi Sheffer published the book "For the Sake of Zion I Shall Not Stand Still?" as well as publishing two other articles together with Prof. Oren Barak on Israel's military elite and another article based on his thesis.