It originated and being supported by the Israeli goverement itself. If you follow remarks and coments by high officials in the office of the PM, you will find comments that support such thinking. It is a calculated aim of this Israeli goverement to personalize the conflict with the US, vs. the actual case of a direct conflict between US foreign policy and right wing Israeli agenda.
5 tourists rescued from Hebron after being hit by firebomb; 2 hurt (Haaretz)
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