During the Israeli war of independence in 1948-9, morethan 6,000 Yidden were killed which was 1% of the entire Jewish population.
There were tens of thousands more who were wounded.
Someone reported this to the Brisker Rav Zt"l and added that this all happened because of the Zionist who declared and created an illegal State which is against the Torah.
The Brisker Rav answered him " When יונה הנביא was on the boat, with the other passengers who were all עובדי עבודה זרה, it never entered his mind that the fault lies with them.
He immediately said כי בשלי הסער הגדול הזה עליכם