Diagnose it. The “Jerusalem Syndrome.” No, it’s not the Arab claim over the city, nor the Jewish claim, either. In fact, it’s not political at all. Anybody can have it, though few would want it. The “Jerusalem Syndrome” is when you visit the Holy City and conclude that you are the Messiah. Read related story The holiness and spiritual history of the city sets some people off kilter — enough to be noticeable by the psychiatric profession. Maybe you’re from abroad; maybe you’re an Israeli who has never been to the city. Jerusalem unhinges every visitor, but for most people the mental-spiritual jarring is a positive reconnection to something deep and divine.