Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. WAdi Salib (Arabic: , Hebrew: (lit. VAlley of the Cross) is a neighbourhood located on the lower northeastern slope of Mount Carmel in Haifa, Israel, between the Hadar HaCarmel and the city''s historic center.WAdi Salib was established near the old city walls in 1761, when the country was under the rule of the Ottoman Empire. THe neighborhood was populated by Muslim and Christian Arabs until the mid-nineteenth century, when development in Haifa began pushing outwards to other parts of the city.AFter the arrival of Jewish settlers in early 20th century, Wadi Salib and nearby Wadi Nisnas remained important Arab neighborhoods in Haifa. IN the 1930s and 1940s, both were sites of numerous riots over British rule and increased Jewish immigration to British Mandate Palestine.