The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Teaching Resources contain lesson plans focused on Max Fisher's four key values: Wisdom, Generosity, Service, and Leadership. Lessons include individual and group activities and trigger questions for further thought.

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Bill Berman describes Max Fisher's belief that consensus was not "the middle ground," but the process of getting a group to all reach the right decision.
Max Fisher in 25 words or less poster.
Max Fisher Jewish Community Foundation Dedication
Peter Cummings relates Max Fisher's instinct to work behind the scenes.
Louis Pincus addressing the Founding Assembly of the Reconstituted JAFI in June 1971.
Max Fisher and other Detroit Jewish Welfare Federation Pacesetters in 1965.
Renaissance Center
Max Fisher meeting with Richard Nixon and other leaders, including John Ehrlichman, William Rogers, Rabbi Hershel Schacter, and William Wxler, in the White House in 1970.
American Jewish Committee Human Relations Award
Max with his daughter Mary at the American Jewish Committee's National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony.
Max M. Fisher with A. Alfred Taubman in the early 1980s
Max M. Fisher prepares to accept the National Distinguished Leadership Award from the American Jewish Committee in 1994.
Letters congratulating Max Fisher on his 1971 "What Can We Do for Detroit?" speech.
Gene Miller calls Max Fisher a Detroit legend.
Max Fisher addressing the final session of the Founding Assembly