The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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A 1966 Detroit Jewish News article titled "Israel is Facing Massive Absorption Job" quotes Max Fisher heavily.
Bob McCabe remembers how Max Fisher made the Ren Cen happen.
Elie Weisel, Max Fisher and Golda Meir
Max Fisher and George Shultz with Jane Sherman at the Council of Jewish Federations General Assembly in San Francisco in 1990, during which Shultz was presented the Human Rights Award by his longtime friend Fisher.
Correspondence between Max M. Fisher and Judge Sherman C. Finesilver concerning the Rogers Plan.
Gene Miller relates Max Fisher's legendary fundraising power.
Hebrew University of Jerusalem Honorary Doctorate
Detroit Mayor Coleman Young and President Jimmy Carter
Max Fisher with Secretary of Commerce Robert Mosbacher and President George H. W. Bush outside the White House. Signed, "To Max - I love this shot. Your friend - George Bush"
Letter to President George H.W. Bush the Chairmen of the National Jewish Coalition.
Congratulatory letter from Teddy Kollek to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to President Nixon concerning Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir's 1969 visit.
Congratulatory letter from George P. Shultz to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max Fisher with Yitzhak Rabin in 1967.
Max and Marjorie Fisher with Henry Ford II and his wife, Christina, during a trip to Israel in 1972.
Jewish Agency for Israel leaders Max M. Fisher and Louis Pincus in 1970.