Is Bob Hoskins Jewish?

Bob Hoskins claimed he was not Jewish, but rather an atheist. His parents raised him as an atheist.

Hoskins' father was an atheist communist  In 1967, aged 25, Hoskins spent a short period of time volunteering in kibbutz Zikim in Israel.

Hoskins announced his retirement from acting on 8 August 2012, due to his ongoing battle with Parkinson's disease. Hoskins is the father of Alex Hoskins (1968) and Sarah Hoskins (1972) from his first wife Jane Livesey and father of Rosa Hoskins (1983) and Jack Hoskins (1986) with his second wife Linda Banwell.

Bob Hoskins died on April 29, 2014 at 71. 


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    1. But did he have Jewish heritage?

  2. Jewish media such as "The Tablet" have claimed him as Jewish.


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