Zionism was an old attempt to reduce Judaism to politics. It failed. Jewish identity remains defined By halacha which remains free of politics. which happens to be why the hareidim have regained control over the halachic proccess, and why those politisized resent this. Donkeys resent horses, ignoramuses hate those who know.
Israeli PM to Palestinian President Abbas: We must fight terror together (Haaretz)
from the article: Zionist rabbis agree to serve on independent conversion courts