Marcus Eli Ravage

Marcus Eli Ravage (Max Ravitch) (June 25, 1884 Berlad, Romania – October 6, 1965 Grasse, France) was an American immigrant writer[1] and personal biographer of the Rothschilds family.



He was a Romanian Jewish immigrant in 1900. He lived in the Lower East Side. He learned English at night school.[2] He graduated from the University of Missouri, in 1909, and University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.[3] He studied at Columbia University, and taught at Kansas State Agricultural College.[4]

He married Mary Louise Martin; they had children Susanne Anna (December 20, 1916), Louise Belle (February 14, 1918),and John Mark (February 10, 1924), and they lived in New York City and Paris. He was European correspondent for the Nation,[5] and his work appeared in the New Republic, and Harper's.[6]

He wrote about the problem of acculturation of immigrants.[7]

His piece "A Real Case Against the Jews", in the Century Magazine[8] has been circulated.[9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16]

Ravage died, at the age of 81, on Wednesday, October 6, 1965, at his home in Grasse, France, after a brief illness.




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  2. ^ Marcus Eli Ravage
  3. ^ R. E. Stauffer, ed (1922). The American Spirit in the Writings of Americans of Foreign Birth. The Christopher publishing house. 
  4. ^ Frank William Scott, ed (1918). The semi-centennial alumni record of the University of Illinois. University of Illinois. 
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  6. ^ "Ravage, M.E. (Marcus Eli) (Harper's Magazine)". Retrieved October 20, 2011. 
  7. ^ David Jacobson (1998). The immigration reader. Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN 9781557869166. 
  8. ^ H. E. Westermeyer (1950). The fall of the German gods. Pacific Press Pub. Association. 
  9. ^ "Internet Archive Wayback Machine". October 21, 2009. Retrieved October 20, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Internet Archive Wayback Machine". December 2, 2007. Retrieved October 20, 2011. 
  11. ^ "Jewish Controlled Press – Reports by Historical Sources". Jew Watch. Retrieved October 20, 2011. 
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  13. ^ "Internet Archive Wayback Machine". December 18, 2007. Retrieved October 20, 2011. 
  14. ^ "Internet Archive Wayback Machine". February 15, 2008. Retrieved October 20, 2011. 
  15. ^ "What the Jews think about non-Jews". December 8, 1976. Retrieved October 20, 2011. 
  16. ^ "A Real Case Against The Jews". Retrieved October 20, 2011. 

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