The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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A personal letter from Secretary of State George Shultz.
Jewish Agency for Israel leaders Max M. Fisher and Louis Pincus in 1970.
Max Fisher addressing the final session of the Founding Assembly
Robert Aronson on Max Fisher's fundraising prowess.
1961 United Foundation Torch Drive
Al Taubman talks about the key to Max's ability to raise funds.
Agreement for the Reconstitution of the Jewish Agency of Israel
Letter from Max M. Fisher to White House Chief of Staff John Sununu concerning U.S. policy toward Jerusalem.
Construction of Renaissance Center
Max M. Fisher prepares to accept the National Distinguished Leadership Award from the American Jewish Committee in 1994.
Peter Cummings relates Max Fisher's instinct to work behind the scenes.
Max Fisher, Gerald Ford and other members of the UJA and the State Department signing the contract in the Thomas Jefferson Room of the State Dept. Building.
Max and Marjorie Fisher with Henry Ford II and his wife, Christina, during a trip to Israel in 1972.
Congratulatory letter from President Bill Clinton to Max Fisher for receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max Fisher's biographer, Peter Golden, explains Fisher's lead-by-example fundraising strategy.
Max Fisher signing the Agreement for the Reconstitution of the newly Reconstituted Jewish Agency for Israel