The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Photographs of Max Fisher and Louis Pincus, the architects of the reconstitution of the Jewish Agency, in Israel in 1964.
Left to Right: Max M. Fisher, Louis Hamburger, Edward C. Levy, Israeli Ambassador to U.S. Itzhak Rabin, and Samuel Hamburger during the Jewish Welfare Federation Pacesetters Meeting at the Sheraton-Cadillac Hotel in Detroit.
Letter to President George H.W. Bush the Chairmen of the National Jewish Coalition.
Renaissance Center and Riverfront
Bar-Ilan Degree
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.
American Jewish Committee Human Relations Award
Max Fisher addressing the final session of the Founding Assembly
Letters congratulating Max Fisher on his 1971 "What Can We Do for Detroit?" speech.
Congratulatory letter from Brian Kott, President of the Detroit Chapter of the AJC, to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award.
"Believe in a brighter future for Detroit" article
In 1974, the Hadassah Wizo of Canada, a Jewish women's philanthropic organization, inscribed Max Fisher as a governor of the Haifa Community College in Winnipeg.
1960 UJA Overseas Report
Photographs from the Conference on Human Needs in Israel, 1969.
Peter Cummings relates Max Fisher's instinct to work behind the scenes.
Elie Weisel, Max Fisher and Golda Meir