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May. 3rd, 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.

> Police Officer ($51,626) City of Dothan
> Social Media Specialist ($41,434) Wallace Community College
> Financial Aid Administrator AL College of Osteopathic Medicine
> Human Resources Generalist Southeast AL Medical Center
> 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?

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…

Purim Carnival 2015

March 9, 2015
On Sunday March 8th, Temple's Religious School enjoyed a really fun Purim Carnival & lunch ! More…

Neighbor Night

February 26, 2015
On Friday, February 20th, Temple Emanu-El was pleased to open its doors to the general Dothan community as we hosted our twentieth annual Neighbor Night. More…

Sold !

January 27, 2015
On Saturday evening, January 24th, Temple Emanu-El Sisterhood's Annual Art Auction was a fabulous success ! 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).