Rabbi Eliezer Silver, President of the Union of Orthodox Rabbis of the U.S. and Canada (1882-1968)

However the call for a Jewish state is something not all Jews agree to at this time, especially if it comes about through protests and threats, for regarding this the Holy One blessed is He already made us swear not to go up as a wall - with strength, and not to force the end, and even that they should not pray excessively. (Kol Yisroel number 16, 22 Teives 5706 (1946))