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Encyclopedia > Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania

Bala Cynwyd is a village in Lower Merion Township which is located in the Main Line in southeastern Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia. It was originally two separate towns, Bala and Cynwyd, but is commonly treated as a single community. This came about when a single US Post Office was constructed to service both towns (The "Bala-Cynwyd" Branch). Lower Merion Township is a township located in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania and part of the Pennsylvania Main Line. ... For the historic canal, see Pennsylvania Main Line of Public Works. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 33rd 119,283 km² 255 km 455 km 2. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love Motto: N/A Official website: http://www. ...


It lies in the Welsh Tract, and was settled in the 1680s by Welsh Quaker settlers, who named it after the Welsh towns of Bala and Cynwyd. "Cynwyd" is, however, now pronounced "kinwid", not "kunwid" as it would be in Welsh. It is also sometimes pronounced locally as "kinwood". The Welsh Tract, also called the Welsh Barony, was a portion of Pennsylvania settled largely by Welsh-speaking Quakers. ... Events and Trends The Treaty of Ratisbon between France and England in 1684 ended the Age of Buccaneers. ... For an explanation of often confusing terms such as Great Britain, Britain, United Kingdom and England, see British Isles (terminology). ... The Religious Society of Friends, commonly known as Quakers, or Friends, is a religious community founded in England in the 17th century. ... Bala has several meanings: Three places: Bala, Greece, a suburb of Athens, it is also a Modern Greek word for ball. ... Cynwyd is a small village in Denbighshire, Wales, about two miles south-west of the town of Corwen. ... Welsh redirects here, and this article describes the Welsh language. ...


Bala and Cynwyd are served by separate stations on SEPTA's route R6. SEPTA redirects here. ... The SEPTA R6 is a route of the SEPTA Regional Rail (commuter rail) system. ...


Bala Cynwyd has drawn a very large number of Modern Orthodox Jews who have established a network of synagogues. This community tends to be involved with many Religious Zionist causes and strong support of Israel. Modern Orthodox Judaism (or Modern Orthodox, also known as Modern Orthodoxy and sometimes abbreviated as MO) is a movement within Orthodox Judaism that attempts to synthesize traditional observance and values with the secular modern world. ... A synagogue (Hebrew: בית כנסת ; beit knesset, house of assembly; Yiddish: שול, shul) is a Jewish place of religious worship. ... Kippot Sruggot: Modern Orthodox Jewish students carry the flag of Israel at a public parade in Manhattan, NY, USA The Religious Zionist Movement, or Religious Zionism, also called Mizrachi, is an ideology combining Zionism and Judaism, which offers Zionism based on the principles of Jewish religion and heritage. ...


External link

  • The Neighborhood Club of Bala Cynwyd


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The firm's goal is to offer the business community the wide range of legal services generally associated with large firms, but with the attention to detail and care that only a smaller firm can offer.
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Bala Cynwyd Pennsylvania Attorney Joel Albert: Attorney in Montgomery County
I am Attorney Joel B. Albert, Esquire, and I have been practicing law for over thirteen years in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, the District of Columbia as well as nationally and internationally.
I have offices conveniently located in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, and Trenton, New Jersey.
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