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A City of Madness and Prophets:"Jerusalem Syndrome" In Hebrew

In Jerusalem, if you speak to God, it’s prayer. If God speaks to you…that’s crazy! Jerusalem Syndrome is a unique psychological disorder in the context of history, stories, traditions, and religious connections encircling Jerusalem, causing visitors to become disconnected from reality as they identify themselves as the Messiah or harbingers of redemption, and “decorate” the city’s streets with curious behaviors and unusual visions … and that’s still happening today!

The tour looks at this fascinating phenomenon, understands “psychogeography”s and examines theological understandings of Jerusalem’s role in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The tour wanders through the alleyways of the Old City, and s the story of people who experienced “Jerusalem Syndrome” firsthand. It’s a perspective of the Holy City from a slightly different angle. Meeting point: The Tower of David Museum | End point: The Hurva Square

Advanced registration required | Comfortable walking shoes and warm clothing recommended

The tour is subject to a minimum number of participants | There may be changes due to weather | Private group tours can also be arranged – for details > *2884 | [email protected]

Photo credit: Ofir Munin

Some important details

  • תאריכון

    Date and time

    Hebrew only:
    Friday, May 5.
    9:00 am | Tour lenght: about 3 hrs.

  • מחיר


    90 NIS

  • מדריך


    Eli Ilan

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