He has served as a member of the House, Finance, and Economics committees; chairman of the Committee for Immigration, Absorption, and the Diaspora; member, Economics Committee, Finance Committee, Finance Committee (alternate), the State Control Committee, Labor, Social Affairs, and Health Committee.
Hendel has served as head of the Gush Katif Regional Council, director of the Company for the Development of Gush Katif, chairman of the board, the Company for the Development of the Negev Coast; member, Organization for Settling the Negev; member of the Secretariat of the Moshav Union; member, Judea and Samaria Council Executive.
He has published articles in the "Ma'ariv" and "Nekuda" newspapers.
In March 2003, Zvi Hendel was appointed Deputy Minister of Education, Culture, and Sport.
Hendel is married with four children and lives in Moshav Ganei Tal, Gush Katif, the Gaza Strip.
Source: Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Photo courtesy of the Knesset.