Kidneys for Sale - Israel & Organ Trafficking | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources |

When investigators from the New York Times looked into an illegal organ trading operation based in Costa Rica, what they discovered was that all paths led to Israel.

The culprits (brokers),  were among the central operators in Israel's

irrepressible underground kidney market. 


Details on who the culprits were, along with what some of the patients also went through can be viewed by clicking on the banner headline.


One of the factors which contributes to patients becoming desperate is the low rates of organ donation in Israel. This is subject to a second article outlining in detail the barriers to organ donation in Israel-


In addition an interview with Kevin Sack of the New York Times can be viewed via the following link-