J Institute: Experience it!

JCA Adult Programs and Services

J Institute

Whether you’re a "baby boomer", a "gen-Xer", or any adult 18 and above with a sense of adventure, a quest for learning and an appetite to experience new things, the J Institute is the place to be. 

The J Institute provides a unique opportunity to learn new things, explore the world around you, improve your fitness levels and socialize with people of varying ages and interests.  We offer an ever-changing array of innovative classes, programs and events sure to entice and inspire.  With creative project classes, enriching personal growth opportunities, inspiring speakers and exceptional entertainment, there’s something for everyone.

The J Institute is committed to bringing you exceptional programming and has been recognized with an Innovation Award by the Jewish Community Centers Association of North America. See for yourself and experience the difference that the J Institute can make in your life! 


Dorri Kraus, J Institute Director

Dorri Kraus

J Institute Director

904-730-2100 ext. 239

Thelma Nied

Cultural Arts Consultant

904-730-2100 ext. 334