“Pro-Chinese” Israel Epstein should not be forgotten

In the photo taken in 1905 shows Israel Epstein’s grandfather, David Epstein (second left), grandmother, Haya-kraina Baver (third right) and father, Lazar Epstein (fourth left).

Epstein and his father on vacation at Beidaihe(北戴河), China's Hebei province in1920.

Epstein with his first wife Edith Bihovsky whom he married in 1934.

Epstein at an anti-Japanese guerilla base wearing an Eighth Route Army uniform. 

Epstein with his second wife Elsie Fairfax-Cholmeley in the USA in1946.

With Edgar Snow and Rewi Alley at Xiangshan, or Fragrant Hill(香山), Beijing after P.R. China was founded. The year is unkown.

Epstein and his two Chinese children — daughter Ai Songya and son Ai Songping.

Epstein and his third wife Huang Wanbi (黄浣碧) at his parents' tomb in the USA (1992).

Epstein with children on the banks of the Yellow River on a revisit to the old anti-Japanese resistance bases in Shanxi in 1985.


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