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.
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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.