The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Louis Pincus addressing the Founding Assembly of the Reconstituted JAFI in June 1971.
Max Fisher with former Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion and Rabbi Shlomo Goren at the Founding Assembly of the RAFI in June 1971.
Max Fisher with Henry Kissinger in the White House. Signed, "To Max Fisher - With the affection and admiration of his friend - Henry A. Kissinger."
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Left to Right: Max M. Fisher, Detroit Mayor Coleman Young, Michigan Governor William Milliken
Letter to Max M. Fisher from Jack J. Spitzer, President of B'nai B'rith International.
Damon Keith recalls Max Fisher's wisdom in negotiations with African-American leaders in Detroit and his commitment to the city.
Peter Golden offers an enlightening quote about Max Fisher from Ronald Reagan.
Congratulatory letter from Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Jewish Statesmanship Award
Congratulatory letter from President Ronald Reagan to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Agreement for the Reconstitution of the Jewish Agency of Israel
Max with his daughter Mary at the American Jewish Committee's National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony.
Max Fisher; Former Mayor of Detroit Coleman Young; Former Governor of Michigan William Milliken
Peter Golden explains Max Fisher's role negotiating between Meir and Nixon for re-supply to Israel.