The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max Fisher speaking in a UJA fundraising video about the need to support Jewish people around the world.
Peter Cummings explains why Max Fisher is such an effective fund-raiser.
Operation Exodus Campaign Inaugural meeting
Max Fisher and President Ronald Reagan in the oval office.
Max Fisher with Leon Dulzin, Joseph Sternstein, Charlotte Jacobson, and Ephraim Evron at the American Assembly for Zionism and Israel in 1981.
Max Fisher next to his sculpture at the Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield.
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
New Detroit article
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).
Detroit Mayor Coleman Young and President Jimmy Carter
1999, Michiganian of the Year Award
President Reagan's Task Force Welcoming Letter
In 1988, Max Fisher was awarded this elaborate Shield of Zion by the American Zionist Federation of Los Angeles.
Bob McCabe describes the relationship between Max Fisher and Detroit Mayor Coleman Young.
An excerpt from The Congressional Record  detailing the $50 million loan to Israel agreement.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to White House Chief of Staff John Sununu concerning U.S. policy toward Jerusalem.