The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Al Taubman talks about the key to Max's ability to raise funds.
Left to Right: Max M. Fisher, Louis Hamburger, Edward C. Levy, Israeli Ambassador to U.S. Itzhak Rabin, and Samuel Hamburger during the Jewish Welfare Federation Pacesetters Meeting at the Sheraton-Cadillac Hotel in Detroit.
Congratulatory letter from George P. Shultz to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Anti-Defamation League Honors
The Detroit Riots of 1967
Bob McCabe describes the relationship between Max Fisher and Detroit Mayor Coleman Young.
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"
"The Gang of Eight" article
Damon Keith explains how Henry Ford and Max Fisher were the leaders in Detroit in bringing the community back together after the Riots.
Congratulatory letter from Brian Kott, President of the Detroit Chapter of the AJC, to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award.
Jewish Welfare Federation Plaque
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.
Special Consultant to the President on Voluntary Action
Jewish Agency for Israel leaders Max M. Fisher and Louis Pincus in 1970.
Robert Aronson reflects on Max Fisher's historic influence on behalf of Israel.
Edsel Ford explains why his father, Henry, liked Max Fisher.