Aleksandrów Łódzki

Saints Raphael and Michael Archangel church in Aleksandrów Łódzki - oldest church in the city
Herbrand Cafe & Restaurant building located on the Kościuszki Square
Weigh House - nowadays gift and souvenir shop
Neo-classical town hall built in 1824
Vintage remains of the old tramway on Tadeusz Kościuszko Square
Localization of main monuments

Town in Łódź Voivodeship that is part of Łódź agglomeration.

- Aleksandrów Łódzki

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Łódź Voivodeship

Province-voivodeship in central Poland.

Piotrków Trybunalski
Palace in Wola-Chojnata
Łódź Hills Landscape Park
Łódź Voivodeship 1921–1939
Łódź Voivodeship 1975–1998
The Rector's Office of the Lodz University of Technology
National Film School in Łódź

Aleksandrów Łódzki (20,400).

Aleksander (Hasidic dynasty)

Polish Hasidic dynasty originating from the city of Aleksandrow Lodzki, Poland, where it was founded by Shraga Fayvel Dancyger (d.

The title page to Sefer Yismach Yisroel
Akeidas Yitzchok walking with his sons and student in Marienbad, 1930's.
Home of the Aleksander Rebbes in Poland.
Graves of the Aleksander Rebbes in Poland

Between the world wars, Hasidic Jews from all over flocked to the small village of Aleksander to spend the holiest days of the Jewish year in the presence of their spiritual leader, their rebbe, Rabbi Yitzchak Menachem Dancyger (1879–1942).

Hasidic Judaism

Jewish religious group that arose as a spiritual revival movement in the territory of contemporary Western Ukraine during the 18th century, and spread rapidly throughout Eastern Europe.

The Kaliver Rebbe, Holocaust survivor, inspiring his court on the festival of Sukkot
Kvitel requests for blessing piled on the graves of the last Lubavitcher Rebbes
Hasidic family in Borough Park, Brooklyn. The man is wearing a shtreimel, and either a bekishe or a rekel. The woman is wearing a wig, called a sheitel, as she is forbidden to show her hair in public.
Rabbi Moshe Leib Rabinovich, Munkacser Rebbe, wearing a kolpik
The Dorohoi Rebbe in his traditional rabbinical Sabbath garb
Sculpture of the Hasidic movement's celebration of spirituality on the Knesset Menorah
Israel ben Eliezer's autograph
Shivchei HaBesht (Praises of the Baal Shem Tov), the first compilation of Hasidic hagiographic storytelling, was printed from manuscripts in 1815
Palace of the Ruzhin dynasty, known for its "royal" mannerism, in Sadhora.
Belzer Rebbe Aharon Rokeach (depicted 1934), who was hidden from the Nazis and smuggled out of Europe.

Many "courts" became completely extinct during the Holocaust, like the Aleksander (Hasidic dynasty) from Aleksandrów Łódzki, which numbered tens of thousands in 1939, and barely exists today.

Chanokh Heynekh HaKohen Levin

The grave of Chanokh Heynekh HaKohen Levin in Aleksandrow Lodzki

Chanokh Heynekh HaKohen Levin (1798 – 21 March 1870 ) of Aleksander served as the rebbe of a community of thousands of Hasidim during the "interregnum" between the Chidushei HaRim of Ger and the Sfas Emes.


Commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.

A general view of Puget-Ville

Aleksandrów Łódzki in Poland

Włodzimierz Smolarek

Polish footballer who played as a striker.

Smolarek behind the Polish flag

Born in Aleksandrów Łódzki, Smolarek played for Widzew Łódź and Legia Warsaw in his country.

Zgierz County

Unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Łódź Voivodeship, central Poland.

The county contains four other towns: Ozorków, lying 16 km north-west of Zgierz, Aleksandrów Łódzki, lying 9 km south-west of Zgierz, Głowno, lying 24 km north-east of Zgierz, and Stryków, lying 15 km north-east of Zgierz.

Jacek Lipiński

Jacek Lipiński

Jacek Lipiński (born 26 February 1966) is a Polish lawyer, prosecutor, and mayor of Aleksandrów Łódzki, Poland city and commune since 2002.


Village in the administrative district of Gmina Aleksandrów Łódzki, within Zgierz County, Łódź Voivodeship, in central Poland.

A village in Strochitsy, Belarus, 2008.

It lies approximately 8 km west of Aleksandrów Łódzki, 15 km west of Zgierz, and 20 km west of the regional capital Łódź.

Gmina Aleksandrów Łódzki

Urban-rural gmina in Zgierz County, Łódź Voivodeship, in central Poland.

Ratusz Miejski Aleksandrów Łódzki

Its seat is the town of Aleksandrów Łódzki, which lies approximately 9 km south-west of Zgierz and 13 km west of the regional capital Łódź.