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It's my first torch lighting ceremony. I am sitting in Stand B, Row 19 on the right side with a little plastic Israeli flag. I'm no great nationalist, but what can I say, I'm a fan of little plastic flags. The sun had started to turn the pine trees on Mount Herzl a shade of red. A mother proudly asks her daughter who was Herzl. Her daughter responds, "The guy who took all the Jews out of Egypt." Then...