Canvassing in Fear, Voting with Faith

By Hadar Harris

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), January 2005

The author reflects that the presidential election of 2004 was as much about fear about the process and results as it was faith in a vision of one's chosen candidate. Though many Americans are fearful of what happens now, the author concludes that we must have faith in the way the democratic process functions, the engagement of thousands of individuals in grassroots mobilization efforts, and the new voters who registered and cast their ballot for the first time.

Topic: Elections, Democracy, Leadership, Voting Patterns

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: 35/617

Page Number(s): 11

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Harris, Hadar. Canvassing in Fear, Voting with Faith. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). January 2005: 11. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6373


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