About Makena Mezistrano

Makena Mezistrano is a native of Seattle and a member of the Sephardic community. She holds a BA in English Literature and an MA 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.