Asher Hassin

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Asher Hassin
Date of birth 7 July 1918
Place of birth Casablanca, Morocco
Year of aliyah 1948
Date of death 27 March 1995(1995-03-27) (aged 76)
Knessets 4, 5, 6
Faction represented in Knesset
1959–1965 Mapai
1965–1968 Alignment
1968–1969 Labor Party
1969 Alignment

Asher Hassin (Hebrew: אשר חסין‎‎, 7 July 1918 – 27 March 1995) was an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Mapai and its successors between 1959 and 1969.


Born in Casablanca in Morocco, Hassin attended a teachers seminary and worked as a Hebrew teacher, chairing the country's Hebrew Teachers Association and the Casablanca Hebrew Club. He was also amongst the leadership of the Zionist Federation of Morocco and edited the HaAviv newspaper.

In 1948 he made aliyah to Israel. He joined Mapai, and was elected to the Knesset on the party's list in 1959, and was re-elected in 1961 and 1965. He lost his seat in the 1969 elections.

He died in 1995 at the age of 76.

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