actually the first modern political zionist was rav yehuda alakalay, a sephardic orthodox jew. sephardim have always been on board with zionism, quite frankly because they didnt need a theodore herzl to remain attached to the land, physically and spiritually. no sephardi rabbi has ever been theologically against zionism.
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