The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Elie Weisel, Max Fisher and Golda Meir
American Jewish Committee Human Relations Award
Henry Ford II presents a check to Max M. Fisher and the United Jewish Appeal.
Detroit Mayor Coleman Young and President Jimmy Carter
Max Fisher with future Israeli President Ephraim Katzir and Louis Pincus at the Founding Assembly for the Reconstituted JAFI in Jerusalem in 1971.
Max Fisher, Yigal Allon and Yosef Tekoah
Damon Keith recalls Max Fisher's wisdom in negotiations with African-American leaders in Detroit and his commitment to the city.
Jewish Agency for Israel leaders Max M. Fisher and Louis Pincus in 1970.
Congratulatory letter from Henry Kissinger to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Congratulatory letter from Dick Cheney to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Peter Cummings explains why Max Fisher is such an effective fund-raiser.
Max Fisher with Yitzhak Rabin in 1967.
An excerpt from The Congressional Record  detailing the $50 million loan to Israel agreement.
Robert Aronson explains how Max Fisher has been indispensible to Israeli leaders in helping them deal with America.
Damon Keith explains how Henry Ford and Max Fisher were the leaders in Detroit in bringing the community back together after the Riots.
The Alpha Kappa Psi Civic Award, "For service to country and community and inspiring leadership," presented to Max Fisher in 1970 by the Delta Theta Chapter of the University of Detroit.