Chaviva Galatz moved to Jerusalem, Israel a month ago. She was born in Independence and grew up in Joplin.
After the recent conflict between Israelis and Palestinians broke out, she began volunteering for a group, posting live updates on Facebook and Twitter under the hashtag #Israelunderfire.
She spoke with 41 Action News on Friday.
To hear what she had to say, click on the media player above.
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