The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Correspondence between Max M. Fisher and Judge Sherman C. Finesilver concerning the Rogers Plan.
Max with his daughter Mary at the American Jewish Committee's National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony.
Abba Eban dinner
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Max Fisher with former Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion and Rabbi Shlomo Goren at the Founding Assembly of the RAFI in June 1971.
Michigan GOP Honors
Detroit Renaissance Construction
"Detroit Renaissance: A Decade of Progress and A Commitment to the Future," 1981 address by Max M. Fisher, Chairman of the Board, Detroit Renaissance, Inc.
Letter to Max M. Fisher from Jack J. Spitzer, President of B'nai B'rith International.
Max M. Fisher at the National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony in 1994.
Photographs of Max Fisher and Louis Pincus, the architects of the reconstitution of the Jewish Agency, in Israel in 1964.
Congratulatory letter from George P. Shultz to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max Fisher holding his award with Rabbi Maurice N. Eisendrath, president of the American Hebrew Congregations, and Industrialist Lester Avnot.
Letter from President George H.W. Bush to Max M. Fisher, George Klein, and Richard Fox – the Chairmen of the National Jewish Coalition.
Peter Cummings explains why Max Fisher is such an effective fund-raiser.
Robert Aronson reflects on Max Fisher's historic influence on behalf of Israel.