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August 22, 2001
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Sigmund Nissenbaum, a survivor of the Warsaw Ghetto and Treblinka who later restored Jewish sites throughout Poland, died Aug. 11 at 75. Nissenbaum, who was born in Warsaw and lived in southern Germany after the end of World War II, set up a foundation in 1983 to renovate Jewish cemeteries and synagogues across Poland. He also was active in German-Jewish reconciliation efforts.

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