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Dec. 22nd, 2014

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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.

> Infrastructure Technology Manager Southeast AL Medical Center
> Electrical Engineer ($89,086) City of Dothan
> Accountant ($33,342) City of Enterprise
> Maintenance Supervisor Michelin

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

What's New?

Happy Chanukah 2014

December 22, 2014
On Friday, December 19th, a fantastic turnout of 85+ members of Dothan's Jewish Community celebrated Chanukah at Temple Emanu-El. More…

Dothan's 7th Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

November 26, 2014
Giving Thanks With a Greatful Heart More…

Interfaith Class: "Which Commandments Do We Obey"

November 10, 2014
Rabbi Lynne Goldsmith (Temple Emanu-El) and Reverend Lynn Nesbitt (United Methodist Church) are presenting a two-part seminar on our different faiths' approach to The Commandments: how do we decide which to obey ? 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:


Ten families, 20 adults and 10 children, from 8 states, have moved here via this very successful project.
Come Join Us!

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).