DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) -- Temple Emanu-El regrets to inform the community that Deli Day 2020, originally scheduled for May 7th, will be postponed until the fall. Additionally, Neighbor Night will not be held this year.
These are not decisions the Temple Board made lightly. Our chief concern is for the safety, health, and wellbeing of everyone in our community. We have consulted with the medical community, and they strongly advise that we follow CDC guidelines which encourage postponement of community gatherings in order to avert transmission of COVID-19.
The Talmud teaches that kulam arevim zeh bazeh - all are responsible for one another. If just one person were to become ill due to unnecessary community activities, it would be too many.
We will miss the wonderful fellowship of Neighbor Night and will resume this annual event in 2021.
Deli Day is Temple Emanu-El’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Please plan to support us when we announce our future date!