Wadi Nisnas (Arabic: وادي النسناس) is an Arab neighborhood in the city of Haifa in northern Israel. Nisnas is the Arabic word for mongoose, an indigenous animal. The wadi has a population of about 8,000 inhabitants.
Wadi Nisnas is the setting for the 1987 novel, Hatsotsrah ba-Vadi (Hebrew: "Trumpet in the Wadi") by Sami Michael. It centers around the love story between a young Israeli Arab woman and a new Jewish immigrant from Russia.
- Sami Michael, Trumpet in the Wadi. New York:Simon and Schuster, 2003, translated by Yael Lotan. ISBN 978-0-7432-4496-1
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- Wadi Nisnas at the Haifa travel guide.
- Beit-Hagefen - Arab Jewish Center Yael Adar - Gems in Israel.