Eric Hobsbawm (1917-2012) - In Constant Struggle With His Jewish Identity

While he chose to be English and a Communist, the historian's Jewish identity had been imposed on him. Perhaps that's why he was seeking to redefine the terms of his identity of birth, denying its connection with a second country and a competing ideology.

Anshel Pfeffer
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