Ashirah Yosefah is Canadian by birth. The Jewish spark in her soul 'ignited' in 1994. Three years later, she had left the church on a quest for truth about G-d, a quest that led her to Torah. At first, the only Torah commentaries she could easily obtain were from messianic Jewish sources and her search for truth took a detour.
In 2001, Ashirah was ordained as a spiritual leader in a messianic religious organization, but as she traveled throughout North America teaching, her study of authentically Orthodox Jewish sources brought her face-to-face with the idolatry of the messianic movement. The content of her teaching quickly changed, and her supervisors in the organization grew suspicious. Meanwhile, a magnet-like force in her soul was pulling her to Jerusalem to seek an Orthodox conversion to Judaism. ...more