Dr Hila Zaban

Dr. Zaban Hila

Senior Lecturer, Head of the Department of Tourism and Hotel Management,

Behavioral Sciences Department, Communication, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, Tourism and Hotel Management Department, Communication
.B.A Tourism and Hotel Management, B.A. in Communication, B.A. in Behavioral Sciences, B.A. in Communication, M.A. Tourism and Hotel Management

Areas of Expertise


Selected Courses



Selected Publications

1. Zaban, H. (2019). New Children of Israel: Emerging Jewish Communities in an Era of Globalization, by Nathan P. Devir. Ethnic and Racial Studies.

2. Zaban H. (2019). The Real Estate Foothold in the Holy Land: Transnational Gentrification in Jerusalem. Urban Studies (online first).

3. Zaban, H. (2017). Preserving “the Enemy’s” Architecture: Preservation and Gentrification in a Formerly Palestinian Jerusalem Neighbourhood. International Journal of Heritage Studies, 23(10), 961-976.

4. Zaban, H. (2017). City of Go(l)d: Spatial and Cultural Effects of High-Status Jewish Immigration from Western Countries on the Baka Neighbourhood of Jerusalem, Urban Studies, 54(7), 1539-1558.

5. Zaban, H. (2017). Structure, Agency and TimeSpace in Immigrants’ Enclaves: High-Status Immigration in Jerusalem, Israel. In A. Christou, E. Mavroudi and B. Page (eds.), Timespace and Migration. Cheltenham, London: Edward Elgar Publishing

6. צבן, ה’ (2017). “זהות קהילתית מול זהות צרכנית: מקרי הבוחן של דרך בית לחם לעומת עמק רפאים בירושלים”. בתוך: גולן, א’ ודוניץ-קידר, ר’ (עורכות), עיר-תאגיד, תאגיד בעיר. תל אביב: רסלינג.

7. Zaban, H. (2016). In the Name of Pluralism: Fighting the (Perceived) Ultra-Orthodox Penetration in the Neighbourhood of Baka, Jerusalem. Israel Studies, 21(3), 153-178.

8. Zaban, H. (2016). “Once There Were Moroccans Here—Today Americans”: Gentrification and the Real Estate Market in the Baka Neighbourhood of Jerusalem. City, 20(3), 412-427.

9. Zaban, H. (2015). The Effects of Lifestyle Migration of Jews from Western Countries on Jerusalem, Israel. Two Homelands, 42, 55-66.

10. Zaban, H. (2015). Living in a Bubble: Enclaves of Transnational Jewish Immigrants from Western Countries in Jerusalem. Journal of International Migration and Integration, 16(4), 1003-1021.

11. צבן, ה’ (2015). “למי שייכת השכונה? על שיתוף תושבים בתכנית האב לשכונת בקעה בירושלים”. בתוך: בארי, א’ ורזין, ע’ (עורכים), דמוקרטיה מקומית בישראל: ביזור, מקומיות, השתתפות ופוליטיקה מקומית. ירושלים: מחקרי פלורסהיימר, האוניברסיטה העברית, עמ’ 31-53.

12. Zaban, H. (2013). Becoming a Local within a Bubble: Enclaves of Transnational Jewish Immigrants of Western Countries in Jerusalem. In: R. B. Blake and N.J. Walthrust Jones (eds.), Identities and Borders: Interculturalism and the Construction of Identity. Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press, pp. 55-66

13. Zaban, H. (2013). Whose Neighbourhood Is It? On Belonging and Neighbourhood Citizenship in the Baka Neighbourhood of Jerusalem. In: A. Edelstein and M. Dugan (eds.), Migration Matters: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Pluralism, Inclusion and Citizenship. Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press, pp. 119-138

14. צבן, ה’ (2011). אזרחות שכונתית: השתתפות אזרחית ושיתוף של אזרחים בשכונת בקעה בירושלים. ירושלים: המכון הישראלי לדמוקרטיה.

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