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Maccabees : the story of Hanukkah

Author: Richard RichJared F BrownBrian NissenLex De AzevedoRay PorterAll authors
Publisher: Coppell, TX : NEST Family Entertainment, ©2005.
Series: Animated hero classics.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Animation : Juvenile audience : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Journey to Palestine of the second century B.C., where Antiochus, a Syrian-Greek king, rules over the people of Israel, confronting them with a trying test of their faith. They must bow down and accept the Greek gods or die! Some submit but not the Maccabees, a small group true to the faith of their fathers. The spirit and determination of the Maccabees lives today in the celebration of Hanukkah, the Feast of Lights.
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Genre/Form: Biographical videos
Video recordings for children
Animated films
Biographical films
Children's films
Juvenile films
Películas cinematográficas juveniles
Material Type: Animation, Juvenile audience, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Rich; Jared F Brown; Brian Nissen; Lex De Azevedo; Ray Porter; Nest Entertainment, Inc.; Rich Animation Studios.
ISBN: 9781564899149 1564899144 1564899365 9781564899361
OCLC Number: 70137028
Language Note: English and Spanish language tracks with optional English or Spanish subtitles.
Notes: "NEST complete learning system"--Disc surface.
"Interactive DVD packed with bonus features"--Container insert.
Website access feature requires a computer with DVD drive and Internet access. Computer is not required for other DVD-video bonus features"--Container.
Originally released in 1995.
Credits: Music, Lex De Azevedo ; voices, Brian Nissen, John Toppo, Michelle Marain, Barry Kraft, Joe Hilsee, Ray Porter, Michael Behrens ; character design, Steven Gordon ; editor, James Koford.
Performer(s): Narrator, Ray Porter.
Description: 1 videodisc (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, all regions, NTSC, Dolby digital 2-channel surround sound.
Contents: Historical perspective --
Greek culture spreads across Jerusalem --
Judah escorts Mora to the temple --
King Antiochus' new statue for the temple --
Jews are forced to accept the Greek gods or perish --
King Antiochus erects his statue in the temple --
The Jews are forced into hiding --
Judah prepares the Jews to defend themselves --
"The longing of my heart" --
Huron returns to the Jews --
The Jews battle the Greek army --
The Jews rededicate the temple.
Series Title: Animated hero classics.
Other Titles: Story of Hanukkah
Responsibility: NEST Family Entertainment and Rich Animation Studios ; directed by Richard Rich ; produced by Richard Rich, Jared F. Brown ; screenplay, Brian Nissen.

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Journey to Palestine of the second century B.C., where Antiochus, a Syrian-Greek king, rules over the people of Israel, confronting them with a trying test of their faith. They must bow down and accept the Greek gods or die! Some submit but not the Maccabees, a small group true to the faith of their fathers. The spirit and determination of the Maccabees lives today in the celebration of Hanukkah, the Feast of Lights.

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