The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Agreement for the Reconstitution of the Jewish Agency of Israel
In 1988, Max Fisher was awarded this elaborate Shield of Zion by the American Zionist Federation of Los Angeles.
An excerpt from The Congressional Record  detailing the $50 million loan to Israel agreement.
Letter from President George H.W. Bush to Max M. Fisher, George Klein, and Richard Fox – the Chairmen of the National Jewish Coalition.
Max Fisher, Yigal Allon and Yosef Tekoah
The Riverfront development in Detroit, part of the city's Renaissance led by Fisher and Taubman
Jane Sherman talks about her father's motivation to help rebuild Detroit after the 1967 riots.
Groundbreaking on the Riverfront Apartments
Hebrew University of Jerusalem Honorary Doctorate
Max Fisher and George Shultz with Jane Sherman at the Council of Jewish Federations General Assembly in San Francisco in 1990, during which Shultz was presented the Human Rights Award by his longtime friend Fisher.
Gene Miller remembers Max Fisher's integrity, honesty and ability to listen.
Congratulatory letter from President George H.W. Bush to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max Fisher with Yitzhak Rabin in 1967.
Letter to Max M. Fisher from Moshe Arad, former Israeli Ambassador to the United States.
Detroit Mayor Coleman Young and President Jimmy Carter
1960 UJA Overseas Report