Forensic Pathology is a hard field for a country like Israel - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 14.03.13 | 07:41 (IST)

    Given the nature of religious sensitivities in Israeli culture where autopsies are strictly rejected by masses, it's hard to develop skilled pathologists and maintain pathology work. Clinical pathology is different from forensics, so question begs how many Israeli doctors are trained in forensic pathology? I bet the unethical behavior from Dr. Hiss stemmed from difficulty retaining enough organs to conduct work because Jewish tradition says that every body part must be buried within 24 hours, so he was forced to misbehave by not informing people that he was using tissue samples from the dead.

    from the article: Chief pathologist tapped to replace disgraced Hiss
    First published 03:08 14.03.13 | Last updated 03:08 14.03.13
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