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A quarter in the new Jewish cemetery in Doły (a district in northern Łódź). The symbols carved into these tombstones are characteristic of graves for men. The tombstones (Hebrew/Yiddish matzevahI) face East as religious ritual demands.

Passing through these gates, visitors could gain access to the first Jewish cemetery in Łódź. Situated on Wesoła Street (the ironically named Joyful Street), the cemetery occupied a space now circumferenced Limanowski, Bazarowa, Rybna and Zachodna…
The women's quarter at the newly established Jewish cemetery in Doły. The graves are evenly distributed among the birch trees, and the tombstones (Hebrew/Yiddish matzeva) face East as religious ritual demands.