Joshua Washington is a musician and Israel advocate from Stockton, CA. He directs a music school called the Zion Academy of Music located in Stockton. Along with directing the school, Joshua is a composer, arranger, singer-songwriter and band leader; his most recent project being with Aubrey Logan and the Boston Pops. Joshua is also a worship leader and music director at the Congregation of Zion where his musical skills were honed.
As the former Special Programs Director at IBSI, Joshua's main duties involved partnering with organizations to plan and music direct pro-Israel events across the U.S. As the Assistant Director, he will be doing the same along with planning unique Israel trips for Black Americans and prominent artists and musicians.
Joshua is recently married to South African political figure and human rights advocate Olga Meshoe-Washington, daughter of South African parliament member, Rev. Kenneth Meshoe. Together, they bring the much-needed Israel/Africa conversation to the forefront with their unique messaging and experience.