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Machaneh Shai enrollment

For 2023-2024, all Sunday classes are being held in-person. For weekday learning (Grades 2 - 7), students have the option to select either in-person on Wednesday afternoons or remote learning via Zoom. Scroll down to enroll your child(ren) and to view our Judaics and Tefillah Curriculum.

We are pleased to share that Machaneh Shai is participating in the community-wide Atlanta Hebrew Connection Program! This program offers the opportunity for your 2nd - 7th grade student to choose the day and time of choice that best fits their schedule for the weekday learning component! For example, your student will attend Machaneh Shai on Sunday mornings at Shearith Israel, and may either attend in-person on Wednesdays from 4:30 - 6pm or via Zoom at one of the following times:

Mondays - 4:30, 5:30 or 6:30pm
Tuesdays - 4:30, 5:30 or 6:30pm
Wednesdays - 4:30, 5:30 or 6:30pm 

Select your student's weekday learning time

Meet Your 2023-2024 Teachers - Coming Soon!

2023- 2024 Machaneh Shai Calendar


Try IT out! 

Machaneh Shai  is open to all children pre-k through 7th grade, regardless of synagogue affiliation. We know your child(ren) will love it, so we welcome you to try two weeks for free, no commitment! Just fill out the interest form below and let us know when to expect you. 

Sign Up for a 2-Week Trial!



Tuition & Details:

Non-members please follow these steps: create an account and profile at this link, add your child(ren) to your account profile, click the box for "My Enrollments"  and follow the prompts.

Be sure to select "5784 2023/2024 M.S." term from the drop-down menu via the enrollment button(s) below.

Contact Adam at or 404.503.9909 if you need further assistance enrolling. Questions about Machaneh Shai? Contact Sharon Graetz, Director of Youth Education, at or 404.503.9906.   

Please note: A deposit of $215.00 per student will be charged to your card on July 1, 2023.

Enroll your child(ren) in Machaneh Shai!


PRE-K- 1st grade

Members: $695

Non-members: $960 (1st year of enrollment); $1055 (2nd year of enrollment)

Grades 2-7

Members: $1060

Non-members: $1315 (1st year of enrollment); $1525 (2nd year of enrollment)


Judaics Curriculum:

The Machaneh Shai curriculum incorporates best practices and leading-edge research in the field of Jewish education. Our unique program emphasizes experiential education, personal religious development, and whole family learning. Machaneh Shai provides fun, hands-on, and engaging ways to learn about Jewish traditions, prayers, Torah, Israel, and Jewish history.


Typical Morning at Machaneh Shai

9:00 - 9:15 am Z’man kehillah (community time/drop off)

9:15 - 9:30 am Havdalah

9:30 - 10:30 am Class time by grade

10:30 - 10:55 am K-2 Hafsakah (snack/break)

10:30 - 10:45 am 3-7 Hafsakah (snack/break)

10:55 - 11:15 am K- 2nd grade Tefillah

10:45 - 11:15 am Grades 3-7 Tefillah

11:15 - 12:00 pm Huggim (electives) Options may include: Art, cooking, drama, and more!


Tefillah Curriculum:

Hear Rabbi Kaiman recite the various prayers via Soundcloud at the links below.

Aryeh - Lion:
Decoding Plus, Modeh Ani, Shema, Barchu, Friday Night Home Blessings

Dov - Bear:
Food Blessings (including hagafen), Yotzer Or - Read, not changed, V'ahavta, Mah Tovu, Passover 4 Questions, Mi Chamocha/Tzur Yisrael

Kof - Monkey:
Birchot Hashachar/Nisim B'chol Yom, Avot v'Imahot, Gevurot, Kedushah, Mourner's, Kaddish/Chatzi Kaddish, Aleinu

Soos - Horse:
Mourner's Kaddish/Chatzi Kaddish (2022-23 Only), Va Yehi Binsoa , Ein Kamocha, Shema, Echad, Gadlu, Lecha, Yehallelu, Torah Blessings, Birchat Ha Haftarah

Zev - Wolf:
Ashrei, Full Friday Night Kiddush, Modim Anachnu Lach, Sim Shalom/Oseh Shalom, Ein Keloheinu, Havdallah Blessings


Tue, November 28 2023 15 Kislev 5784