The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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The Detroit riots, which began on July 23, 1967 led to 43 deaths, 7,200 arrests and a minimum of $42.5 million in damages.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to President Nixon concerning Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir's 1969 visit.
Letter to President George H.W. Bush the Chairmen of the National Jewish Coalition.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to White House Chief of Staff John Sununu concerning U.S. policy toward Jerusalem.
Gene Miller relates Max Fisher's legendary fundraising power.
Congratulatory letter from George P. Shultz to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Letter from President George H.W. Bush to Max M. Fisher, George Klein, and Richard Fox – the Chairmen of the National Jewish Coalition.
Robert Aronson reflects on Max Fisher's historic influence on behalf of Israel.
Jewish Agency for Israel leaders Max M. Fisher and Louis Pincus in 1970.
Max Fisher holding his award with Rabbi Maurice N. Eisendrath, president of the American Hebrew Congregations, and Industrialist Lester Avnot.
Bar-Ilan Degree
Max Fisher speaks at the Allied Jewish Campaign fundraising event in 1958.
Max Fisher with Marjorie, Jane Sherman, and others at the JAFI Assembly in 1990.
Max Fisher fundraising at the famous annual Fisher Meeting in his home, 1984.
Peter Golden, Max Fisher's biographer, discusses Fisher's influence with President Ford.