Risking life for Rs 1.4 lakh/month: Queue grows for Israel jobs

Ravindra Yadav, a 27-year-old iron bender from Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri, echoed the sentiments of many skilled laborers selected for jobs in Israel, seeing the opportunity as a means of improving their families’ livelihoods. Israel’s call for 10,000 temporary construction workers to address a labor shortage resulting from its conflict with Hamas prompted thousands of Indians to gather at a recruitment center in Rohtak.