Abu Sneineh was one of four Palestinians behind the murder of six Israeli yeshiva students in 1980.
The students, included two American citizens and a Canadian national, were part of a group that had danced from the Cave of the Patriarchs to Beit Hadassah in Hebron when Abu Sneineh and his terror cell opened fire. The six students were killed and 16 others were wounded. more …
Hebron is the burial place of Abraham, Sarah, Isaac, Rebekah, Jacob and Leah, which now, according to the UN, has no connection to Judaism.
The area was once called Idumea, named by the Romans and Greeks for the preponderance of Edomites (descendants of Esau Jewish/Canaanite blood) who were forced out of their ancestral home in Mt. Seir, (today southern Jordan) by a Nabatean tribe in the 6th century BC.
Many Bible teachers place the town of Kerioth, the birthplace of Judas Iscariot (word play) near Hebron, others place it nearby in central Jordan (here)
The Pharisees came from Idumea explaining the harsh treatment given them by Jesus (Matthew 23:1-39).
What is not coincidental is that all these years later, Yasser Arafat and Mahmoud Abbas have their headquarters just a few miles north in Ramallah.
Travel just 150 miles south and in the Negev and adjoining Sinai desert, you will find the ancestral home of Amalek (Exodus 17:16).
Tayseer Abu Sneineh is mayor in the belly of the beast; a perfect fit.
(follow the movement of Esau’s bloodline here)