About Makena Mezistrano

Makena Mezistrano is the Assistant Director of the Sephardic Studies Program. She is a native of Seattle and a member of the local Sephardic community. She holds a B.A. in English literature and an M.A. in Jewish studies, both from Yeshiva University. Her family is from Salonika, Greece.

“Hidden manuscripts, come out!”: Seattle Sephardic Legacies highlights Ladino literature

Hosted on June 2, 2019, the Seattle Sephardic Legacies event showcased Ladino artifacts that made their way from the Ottoman Empire to Seattle.