The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Letter to Max M. Fisher from Moshe Arad, former Israeli Ambassador to the United States.
Max Fisher with former Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion and Rabbi Shlomo Goren at the Founding Assembly of the RAFI in June 1971.
Bob McCabe remembers how Max Fisher made the Ren Cen happen.
Photographs of Max Fisher and Louis Pincus, the architects of the reconstitution of the Jewish Agency, in Israel in 1964.
Jane Sherman talks about her father's success in fundraising.
Max Fisher poses with a plaque from an article from The Detroit News about his involvement with the renaissance of Detroit.
Jewish Welfare Federation Plaque
Max Fisher and President Ronald Reagan in the oval office.
President Reagan honored Max Fisher with the Presidential Citizen Medal at the White House in 1989.
Left to Right: Phillip Hart, J.L. Hudson, Jr., Robert P. Griffin, and Max Fisher
Max Fisher in meetings with President Ford and staff in the White House in the spring of 1975.
Elie Weisel, Max Fisher and Golda Meir
Max Fisher at his office in the Fisher Building.
Max and his wife Marjorie at the National Distinguished Leadership Award festivities.
Damon Keith explains how Henry Ford and Max Fisher were the leaders in Detroit in bringing the community back together after the Riots.
Max Fisher with Marjorie, Jane Sherman, and others at the JAFI Assembly in 1990.