German physician; born at Stralsund Sept. 6, 1854; educated at the universities of Leipsic, Kiel, and Berlin (M.D. 1877). In 1878 he entered the pathological institute of his alma mater as assistant; in 1885 became first assistant; was admitted to the medical faculty in the same year as privat-docent; and in 1893 was appointed assistant professor.
Israel has written many essays in the medical journals, especially on pathology. He is the author of: "Practicum der Pathologischen Histologie," Berlin, 1888 (2d ed., 1898; translated into French by Letulle and Critzman); "Internationaler Beitrag zur Wissenschaftlichen Medizin," ib. 1891; "Elemente der Pathologischen Diagnose," ib. 1898.
- Pagel, Biog. Lex.