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.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to The Texas Jewish Post in support of President Reagan's economic policy.
Detroit's Renaissance Center Article
Max Fisher Jewish Community Foundation Dedication
Peter Golden, Max Fisher's biographer, on Fisher's role as conduit in deals between US and Israel.
Letter from Max M. Fisher to President Nixon concerning Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir's 1969 visit.
1990 letter from Max M. Fisher to Secretary of State Jim Baker concerning Middle East peace policy.
Peter Golden explains Max Fisher's role negotiating between Meir and Nixon for re-supply to Israel.
"Believe in a brighter future for Detroit" article
Max Fisher in 25 words or less poster.
Congratulatory letter from Secretary of State James A. Baker III to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Max with his daughter Mary at the American Jewish Committee's National Distinguished Leadership Award ceremony.
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 Fisher's biographer, Peter Golden, explains Fisher's lead-by-example fundraising strategy.
Jane Sherman talks about her father's success in fundraising.
Chaim Weizmann Portrait