Pinchas Rosen ( born Felix Rosenblüth, 1 May 1887 - 3 May 1978) was an Israeli politician and statesman, and the country's first Minister of Justice, serving three times during 1948-51, 1952-56, and 1958-61. He was also leader of the Independent Liberals during the 1960s.
Rosen was born in Berlin, Germany. He studied law in universities in Freiburg and Berlin, graduating in 1908, and later served in the German army in World War I. Always active in Zionist circles, Rosen was Chairman of Zionist Federation in Germany from 1920-1923, and eventually migrated to Palestine in 1926 where he practiced as a lawyer and helped create the Central European Immigrants Association.
In 1942 Rosen founded the New Aliyah Party, and was elected to the Assembly of Representatives on its list in 1944. In 1948 he was among the signatories of the Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel, which he helped drafting.
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