Anna Vitale, host of MINDLIGHT on Queens Public Television, in New York City, will interview Brooklyn, NY animal activist David Rosenfeld,
a founding member of the Alliance to End Chickens as Kaporos, about the use and abuse of animals in traditions like Kaporos and
Thanksgiving. The show airs LIVE TONIGHT, Tuesday, November 23.
To watch from your computer, go to
and click on TV Schedule, then click on VIEW.
David Rosenfeld is a member of the Orthodox Jewish community who has spent years protesting the use of chickens in Kaporos rituals in
Brooklyn, NY, urging compassion for chickens and all creatures. Every year, David rescues two or more chickens from Kaporos and places them
in a good home. In 2009, David Rosenfeld was featured on the NPR show “Swinging Chicken Ritual Divides Orthodox Jews”:
The Alliance to End Chickens as Kaporos is a project of United Poultry Concerns comprising an association of individuals and groups who
seek to replace the cruel use of chickens in Kaporos ceremonies with money or other compassionate symbols of atonement.