Master Lecturer in Hebrew, Coordinator of Hebrew Language Program

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Monday 9-10:30, Wednesday 2:30-4:00


Ms. Angrist is a Master lecturer of Hebrew at Boston University and Coordinator of the Hebrew program since 2012.  She is currently serving also as the CAS Language Liaison along with her collogue Sue Griffin from the RS. department. In the past Ms. Angrist severed as the part-time and full-time faculty coordinator.

Ms. Angrist is an affiliated faculty at the Eli Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies since she Joint BU in 2008.

Ms. Angrist has taught all proficiency levels as well as revised and created new courses for advanced students, such as, LH330 “Israeli Popular Music”; LH340 “Israeli Society through Israeli Media”; and LH312 “Food Culture in Israel”. In all her course, Ms. Angrist integrates authentic Israeli and Jewish cultural material and uses advanced technologies to stimulate classroom learning and help students achieve a higher level of proficiency.  In her  “Food Culture” course, Ms. Angrist integrates Community Based/ Service Learning, in which students research Israeli culinary businesses in Boston and meet local business owners and chefs.

Ms. Angrist’s professional expertise includes integration of visual Literacy into Language and culture courses, designing and delivering gamified lessons, Integration of technology with language pedagogy, using Linguistic Lanscape in language and culture course and spiral curriculum development. Ms. Angrist is an active member of the National Association of Professors of Hebrew (NAPH) and serves and a member of ACTFL and MLA.

On June 2019 Ms. Angrist hosted at BU the NAPH international conference for three days of workshops and lectures with 200 participants from all over the world.

Ms. Angrist is an ACTFL OPI (Oral Proficiency Interview) tester and a trained instructor in TCI (Teaching with Comprehensible Input).

Ms. Angrist is a frequent presenter at national and international conferences and has published articles on Hebrew education such as “Social Reading in L2” in the Hebrew Higher Education Journal and “Language for All: Teaching Graffiti for Intercultural Literacy, in the NECTFL Review

Ms. Angrist, a native-born Israeli, is also a mosaics artist and an extensive traveler.

Mira Angrist’s CV