ancestral is where you came from and his whole family came to Palestine from elsewhere, as did many Palestinians, from neighbours-Arab lands. A major group came in the 1830s- from Egypt. But this is nothing. He is Hamas, and Hamas 's charter is a sworn enemy of Israel and Jewish people everywhere. That is the issue here. As to the beard, he dyes it with natural henna and thence the colour.
First refugees travelling on Hungarian bus arrive at Austrian border (Reuters)
from the article: Hamas official facing expulsion: I won't leave my ancestral home