J Institute – Adult Enrichment

The J Institute is the place in Jacksonville for adults to learn, explore, socialize and grow.

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Contact Heather Terrill at (904) 730-2100 ext. 265 or email,



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The J Institute provides a unique opportunity for adults in our community to develop new skills, explore the world, improve personal wellness, socialize and so much more!

We offer an ever-changing variety of classes, programs and events to inspire and educate the adults in our community. With cultural arts offerings, enrichment opportunities, inspirational speakers and exceptional entertainment – we have something for everyone.
As a two-time Jewish Community Centers Association of North America Innovation Award winner, we are proud to invite you to experience the difference our J Institute can make in your life!

Upcoming Programs

All Upcoming Programs

JI Socialize

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Traveling Diner Dinner Club December

Dec 12, 2023
6:00 – 8:00 pm


Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about the J Institute?

How do I know what is needed for each art class?

Each J Institute program will specify what materials are required. Some programs include all needed materials while others have a list of supplies that you can find here.

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Your Generosity Makes a Difference

The Jewish Community Alliance is the cornerstone of Jewish Life in Jacksonville. When you donate to the JCA, you make everything that happens here possible.