Young athletes are engaged in a wrestling match as the story begins. There is competition not only for the title but also for the culture. The Jews are being humiliated by the Greeks as the... See full summary »

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Brian Nissen ...
Judah Maccabee (voice)
Johnathon Toppo ...
Huron (voice) (as John Toppo)
Michelle Morain ...
Mora (voice)
Barry Kraft ...
Nathan / Greek Soldier (voice)
Joe Hilsee ...
Simon (voice)
Ray Porter ...
Nashum / Lysias / Narrator (voice)
Michael Behrens ...
Isaac / Greek Captain (voice)
David Kelly ...
Old Man / Greek Soldier (voice)
Paul O'Connor ...
King Antiochus (voice)
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Young athletes are engaged in a wrestling match as the story begins. There is competition not only for the title but also for the culture. The Jews are being humiliated by the Greeks as the Greek government tried to overthrow the people and force the Jews to turn to the Greek religion. There is only one thing that a Jew can do. He can bow down and submit to the Greek authorities or he can run and hide and hope not to be caught as he practices the religion of his fathers. Mora is an old woman who has faith that all will be right in the end, and her long time young friend, Huron, gives up his Jewish heritage and pledges his loyalty to the Greeks. Mora and others of her belief run and hide in fear of being found and destroyed or punished. Huron becomes one of the Greek soldiers but cannot turn in the Jews when he has a chance. The Maccabees are leaders in the overthrowing of the Greeks. They take a group of Jews to the mountain to escape from the Greek overthrow of the temple. While in ... Written by Nest Family Entertainment

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1 June 1996 (USA)  »

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The Longing of My Heart
Music by Lex de Azevedo
Lyrics by Clive Romney
Performed by Felicia Sorenson
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