Born in Safed, Eyal is married and a father of two. He lives in Haifa, owns a business in Gush Segev, and represents Israeli firms in West Africa. Eyal is very involved in civic issues: he is among the founders of Zionism 2000, a member of the executive committee of the River of Children Village Association, and a founder of B’atzmi (For Myself ). Eyal and his brothers have set up a family foundation that develops civic initiatives and projects in their home city of Safed. In the course of his IDF service, Eyal was injured and he remains classified as 100% disabled by the IDF. He earned his B.A. and M.A. in Psychology with distinction and was an ISEF Scholar during his M.A. studies.