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Terror Survivor Turns Horror to Triumph

By Joyce Kryszak

Buffalo, NY – About one million people have migrated to Israel in the past decade - despite the frequent and very real threat of terrorist attacks.

When terror strikes, it's these immigrants who are most vulnerable.

One organization, the Israel Crisis Management Center, or SELAH for short, is there to help these victims become survivors.

Anna Krakovich is one of those survivors, who is now a volunteer for SELAH.

Krakovich describes herself as a bulldozer. Somebody she says, who has never hesitated to move forward.

She immigrated to Israel from the Ukraine in 1992 because yearned to connect with her Jewish heritage. And she did it alone - a divorced woman with a small daughter.

But Krakovich said, not long after, she found out she would need all of her inner force - just to survive.

WBFO's Joyce Kryszak talked with Krakovich about her experiences during her visit to Buffalo.

You can hear the interview by clicking the "listen" icon Above.