HERITAGE (1993)

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1468 the Abarbanel family are celebrating the Brit Mila - circumcision - of their son. The event is disrupted by rampaging Spanish Inquisition soldiers, who set the house on fire, burning the father to death. The mother decides to abandon the baby regalo on the doorstep of a Christian family. 1492 the child becomes a soldier in the christian Guards unaware of his Jewish heritage. He reports any Jews who continue to practice their religion secretely. He meets Rachel, a Jew, and they begin a secret love affair. 1992. Yoav, an Israeli Jew travels to Spain to trace an ancient title deed to a house belonging to his forefather.

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