For so long, we’ve had to apologize for who we are: for how we dress, for our beliefs, for the way we look. Quiet, Jews. Keep your tragedy on the sidelines. Don’t disturb our party. They didn’t count on an 18 year-old girl in a leotard. Jewish-American gymnast Aly Raisman, who lit the torch during the opening ceremony of the 19th Maccabiah Games, became the hero of a gym full of Israeli soldiers during the London 2012 Olympic Games.