The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Detroit News on July 15, 1971
Renaissance Center and Riverfront
An excerpt from The Congressional Record  detailing the $50 million loan to Israel agreement.
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Bob McCabe describes the relationship between Max Fisher and Detroit Mayor Coleman Young.
Max Fisher speaking at the 40th anniversary of the Jewish Community Council of Metropolitan Detroit at Shaarey Zedek Synagogue in Southfield, Michigan. (L-R) JCC President John H. Shepard, Max Fisher, Executive Director Alvin L. Kushner, and Judge Damon J. Keith.
Max and his wife Marjorie at the National Distinguished Leadership Award festivities.
Anti-Defamation League Honors
Operation Exodus Campaign Inaugural meeting
Robert Aronson explains that Max Fisher could ask people for money effectively and get what he asked for.
Robert Aronson reflects on Max Fisher's historic influence on behalf of Israel.
In 1988, Max Fisher was awarded this elaborate Shield of Zion by the American Zionist Federation of Los Angeles.
In 1974, the Hadassah Wizo of Canada, a Jewish women's philanthropic organization, inscribed Max Fisher as a governor of the Haifa Community College in Winnipeg.
Congratulatory letter from President Bill Clinton to Max Fisher for receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Left to Right: Dan Lavin, Art Howard, Max Fisher, Abe Green, John Leerie, and Joseph Holtzman take a break for lunch during the 1956 Allied Jewish Campaign.