The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Congratulatory letter from Henry Kissinger to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
An excerpt from The Congressional Record  detailing the $50 million loan to Israel agreement.
Letter to Max M. Fisher from Moshe Arad, former Israeli Ambassador to the United States.
Gene Miller calls Max Fisher a Detroit legend.
Robert Aronson reflects on Max Fisher's historic influence on behalf of Israel.
Anti-Defamation League Honors
Bob McCabe discusses Max Fisher's key role in the Detroit Renaissance, his leadership and his ability to build consensus.
1990 letter from Max M. Fisher to Secretary of State Jim Baker concerning Middle East peace policy.
United Jewish Appeal LBJ Plaque
Max Fisher speaks at the Allied Jewish Campaign fundraising event in 1958.
Milwaukee Journal article entitled "Detroit Refuses to Give Up" about the Detroit Renaissance.
Renaissance Center and Riverfront
Peter Cummings remembers Max Fisher's leadership and commitment to Detroit, and on his loyalty to people and causes.
Bill Berman describes Max Fisher's belief that consensus was not "the middle ground," but the process of getting a group to all reach the right decision.
Max Fisher with Yitzhak Rabin in 1967.
The inner city neighborhoods in Detroit did not feel the economic growth created by the Detroit Renaissance.