Progressive Party

Progressive Party
(Hamiflaga Haprogressivit)
   A political party established in October 1948 by combining Haoved Hazioni, the Aliya Hadasha, and the left wing of the General Zionists. Its focus was on domestic social and related issues. Pinhas Rosen represented the party in government coalitions and served as minister of justice. In April 1961, the Progressive Party united with the General Zionist Party to form the Liberal Party. In 1965, the former General Zionists decided to establish a parliamentary bloc with the Herut Party. The former Progressives opposed this move, and many split from the Liberal Party to establish the Independent Liberal Party.

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