I do not believe God has anything to do with Islam spreading by the sword. Neither can I see how this means ?G-d brought us together?. As for the holiness of that land not consisting of the exclusion of other religion, the Patriarch must know who wants to exclude other religions. Because of this, I cannot understand why he puts the responsibility for stopping violence on Israel.
UN agency warns school may be delayed for Palestinian refugees due to lack of funding (AP)
from the article: Let there be peace