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May. 25th, 2015

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We are keenly aware that information about our area's employment opportunities is key to your family moving to Dothan.

Excellent local jobs are available especially in government/aviation, education, non-profits, finance, healthcare, hospitality/tourism, manufacturing, and technology.

Here's several "hot jobs" currently under recruitment.

> City Planner ($78,748) City of Dothan
> Commercial Credit Underwriter MidSouth Bank
> Police Officer ($51,626) City of Dothan
> Seven Great Jobs Chipola College

And, for immediate one-click access to the area's sixty-two largest employers' job postings web pages, Click here.

What's New?

End of the Year Religious School Celebration

May 18, 2015
On May 17th, Temple Emanu-El celebrated the end of the 2014-15 Religious School Year with an awards ceremony, picnic and outdoor fun. More…

The Mitzvah Misfits Second Annual Banquet

May 4, 2015
On May 2nd, the 28 members of Temple's monthly bowling league, "The Mitzvah Misfits" enjoyed our end of the season annual banquet at the Minsky's home in Dothan. More…

Deli Day 2015 at Temple Emanu-El

May 4, 2015
Wow ! More…

Dr. Joel Hoffman Visits Dothan's Synagogue

April 1, 2015
On March 31, Dr. Joel M. Hoffman visited Dothan's Temple Emanu-El to present and discuss his latest book entitled "The Bible's Cutting Room Floor: The Holy Scriptures Missing From Your Bible." More…

Blumberg Scholars

Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine (ACOM)

For more information, or to apply for this scholarship, please visit either the:

Southeast Alabama Medical Foundation

at: or the


website at:


Enjoy this three minute experience of Dothan's reinvigorated, growing Jewish community.

Family Relocation Project Summary

Grants Up to $50,000

We are eager to move at least twenty Jewish families to Dothan Alabama by 2017. To achieve this objective, we offer financial assistance up to $50,000 per family.

Guiding Principles

  1. We seek Jewish families who intend to move to, and remain in, Dothan for at least five years.
  2. We will carefully evaluate candidate families so that we bring to Dothan those who have the best opportunity for success.
  3. Grants are available, for those who qualify, up to $50,000 in the following general categories (and maximum amounts):
    • Relocation - moving and resettling ($7,500)
    • Housing - primary residence ($7,500)
    • Temple Emanu-El membership ($1,000)
    • Repaying outstanding educational loans ($15,000)
    • Small business seed money ($15,000)
    • Children's private secular K-12 education ($7,500)
    • Other outstanding financial obligations ($7,500)

Qualification Standards

  1. Pass background and credit checks
  2. Submit written personal and Rabbinic references
  3. Host an in-home visit at your current residence
  4. Travel to Dothan to meet your new community

Interested in this once in a lifetime opportunity?


Blumberg Family Jewish Community Services seeks to build, sustain, and assure the continuity of a vibrant Jewish community in Dothan, Alabama.

Our work is driven by the core values of areivut (assuming responsibility for our fellow Jews) and chased (performing acts of loving kindness).

We are guided by a deep devotion to Judaism and a profound commitment to fulfill the Biblical imperative of tikkun olam (repairing the world).