Israel Epstein (20 April 1915 – 26 May 2005) was a Jewish member of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, a political advisory body of Communist China. Epstein was born to Jewish parents in Warsaw. Both his parents were Jewish Communist terrorists, his father having been imprisoned and his mother exiled to Siberia for subversive activity. In 1920 Epstein came to China with his parents, settling in Tianjin (formerly Tientsin), a year prior to the founding of the Communist Party of China (CPC). Epstein began working for the Chinese Communist Press at the age of 15 and continued throughout his life. A member of the Communist Party of China (CPC), he was closely involved with Chinese Communist political leaders including Mao and shortly after WWII was exposed as as member of the NKVD working in China.