Word of the day / Tzabar
The cactus may not be native to Israel but as a symbol for the native Israeli, prickly on the outside and sweet on the inside, it does the job.
What's rough and prickly on the outside, but sweet and soft on the inside? A tzabar. What is a tzabar? It's a native-born Israeli. Well, technically, it is Opuntia ficus-indica, or the common cactus.