Pepe Alalu with son Michael, who made a moving film on his father’s failed 2013 mayoral run as part of the Jerusalem International Film Festival.
(photo credit: Courtesy)
Whoever has been living in this city for the last 40 years or so can’t miss him – the long hair caught in a ponytail that turned from black to grayish over the years; the long beard; and the matchless Latino accent. He was, and still is, present at any protest, march or demonstration.Pepe Alalu is a former head of the local Meretz branch, a former (for a very short period) deputy mayor and a former head of the opposition on the City Council.
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