Thailand will resume sending agricultural workers to Israel this week after an eight-month hiatus, the Thai labor ministry says, with a target of having more than 10,000 of its citizens working in the country by year’s end.

Around 30,000 Thai laborers had been working in the agriculture sector, comprising one of the largest migrant worker groups in Israel, before the conflict broke out last October.

Caught in the fighting when terrorists attacked Israel on October 7, 39 Thais were killed and 32 were taken hostage, according to the Thai government.

Six of them are believed to remain in captivity.... Read More: Times of Israel