Marcus Eli Ravage

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Marcus Eli Ravage (Revici) (June 25, 1884, Bârlad, Romania – October 6, 1965 Grasse, France) was a Jewish American immigrant writer who wrote many books and articles about immigration in America and Europe between the world wars. Best known for his autobiographical book An American in the Making (1917), he is also known for his 1928 satirical article, "A Real Case Against the Jews," which the Nazi German propaganda ministry and others down to the present have used as evidence that the world is dominated by Jewish conspirators.[1] He was also a biographer of the Rothschild family as well as of Napoleon's second wife Marie Louise.

His articles "A real case against the Jews" and "Commissary to the Gentiles", published in the January and February 1928 issues of Century Magazine were apparently translated as "a devastating admission" first in the Czernowitz Allgemeine Zeitung on September 2, 1933. It was then re-translated as A voice in the wilderness; Jewish rabbi on Hitler's anti-Semitism by Right Cause in Chicago.[2]


  • An American in the making: The life story of an immigrant. Harper & Brothers. 1917.
  • The Jew pays:a narrative of the consequences of the war to the Jews of eastern Europe, and of the manner in which Americans have attempted to meet them. A. A. Knopf. 1919.
  • The malady of Europe. New York: Macmillan. 1923.
  • The story of Teapot Dome. Republic Publishing Co. 1924.
  • "A Real Case Against the Jews". Century magazine. January 1928, volume 115, number 3, pages 346–350. Archived from the original on 2009-10-25. Cite journal requires |journal= (help); Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • "The Jew: Commissary to the Gentiles: The First to See the Possibilities of War by Propaganda". Century magazine. February 1928, volume 115, number 4, pages 476–483. Archived from the original on 2009-10-25. Cite journal requires |journal= (help); Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • Five men of Frankfort: The story of the Rothschilds. L. MacVeagh [The Dial press]. 1934 [1928].
  • Empress Innocence: The life of Marie-Louise. New York: A.A. Knopf. 1931.
  • Bombshell against Christianity!. Erfurt, Germany: U. Bodung-Verlag. 1936 [1928].
  • Zwei Jüdische Aufsätze vom Juden Marcus Eli Ravage: A Real Case Against the Jews und Commissary to the Gentiles. English original text "mit deutscher Übersetzung". Erfurt, Germany: U. Bodung-Verlag. 1936, 1937, 1940, 1942. Check date values in: |year= (help)




  • Christopher Clausen, "Grandfathers," in My Life with President Kennedy (University of Iowa Press, 1994).

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