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There seems to be a huge dismissal of the 1923 ratification by the League of Nations that this gave the Zionists permission to make a state. I am aware that the Satmar Rebbe zt”l virulently argues on this idea. However, this idea was said by R’ Meir Simcha of Dvinsk zt”l, who was viewed by many as the gadol hador of his time.
This isn’t to say the tziyoinistim were correct in their shmad. But legabay the 3 Oaths it wasn’t an issue. The Maharsha on Kesubos 112a makes the same point by bayis sheini- once the Persian government gave reshus it was muttar , even though the local Shomronim opposed them.

The Steipler takes an interesting approach. Yes it was a violation of the 3 Oaths but ee avid mahani- now that Israel exists it has the right to exist.

The Satmar Rebbe zt”l is also a major deah to be sure.
I was listening to the halacha headlines podcast and the host mentioned that one of the big advocates for the Satmar position goes on goyishe and Arabisher places to share his views. Did the Satmar Rebbe zt”l approve this? As far as I know he was against Neturei Karta. Thanks in advance.