Joshua Shapiro is currently a student at Aish Hatorah Jerusalem. He received his B.A. in History from UCLA, and is working on his Masters in History from California State University: Northridge. Before coming to Jerusalem he had worked as a Track and Field coach for six years in Southern California. He also competed for five years in high school and college Track and Field as a Pole Vaulter. When he isn't studying Judaism in Jerusalem or History in California he enjoys rock climbing and writing.