Letter: Palestinians Shun Nazi Gold
Alamhar, Dr Firaz, The Independent (London, England)
Sir: The best and only use that can be properly made of the money stolen by the Nazis from the Jews would be to return it to its rightful owners. This may be almost impossible after fifty years of shameful deception by the authorities, but let us not compound these misdemeanours by adding insult to the injury already inflicted on the Jews.
As for compensating the Palestinians for Jewish settlements in Palestine, let it not be forgotten that it was in the aftermath of the Holocaust tts in clinical academic departments. I believe it is wrong to suggest that this is mainly due to inadequate remuneration.
Senior clinical academics, particularly those appointed to chairs, are still appointed on a salary scale identical to that of NHS consultants and by and large parity is retained following appointment. There is major concern that this parity is under threat. The number of professorial posts has increased without a concomitant increase in training of junior academics. Clinical chairs have been created in new departments and in institutions where they did not previously exist. This …
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Publication information: Article title: Letter: Palestinians Shun Nazi Gold. Contributors: Alamhar, Dr Firaz - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: October 11, 1996. Page number: 17. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.