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The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Bar-Ilan Degree
Jewish Statesmanship Award
Photographs of Max Fisher and Louis Pincus, the architects of the reconstitution of the Jewish Agency, in Israel in 1964.
Bob McCabe describes his early days as president of Detroit Renaissance.
Max Fisher and President Ronald Reagan in the oval office.
Max Fisher at his office in the Fisher Building.
President Reagan honored Max Fisher with the Presidential Citizen Medal at the White House in 1989.
Congratulatory letter from Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Bill Berman describes Max Fisher's belief that consensus was not "the middle ground," but the process of getting a group to all reach the right decision.
Gene Miller calls Max Fisher a Detroit legend.
An excerpt from The Congressional Record  detailing the $50 million loan to Israel agreement.
1999, Michiganian of the Year Award
Left to Right (seated): Gottlieb Hammer (Executive Vice Chairman, UIA); Melvin Dubinsky (President and Board Chairman of UIA); Frank Kellogg (Special Assistant to the Secretary of State)
Left to Right (standing): Simcha Dinitz (Israeli Ambassador to the U.S.); Leonard Garment (Special Consultant to President Nixon); Walter Stoessel, Jr. (Assistant Secretary for European Affairs); Joseph Sisco (Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs); Marshall Wright (Assistant Secretary for Congressional Relations); Max M. Fisher (Chairman, Jewish Agency Board of Governors).
Max M. Fisher at the Scopus Award Dinner with Alan E. Schwartz and President Gerald R. Ford.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to White House Chief of Staff John Sununu concerning U.S. policy toward Jerusalem.
In 1999 Max Fisher was named a Michiganian of the Year by The Detroit News.