The two Jenin residents, aged 20 and 30, have been arrested and are now being questioned by authorities.
The kingdom could not afford to jeopardize its security relationship and close ties with the present U.S. administration.
The dollar is struggling on world markets because of the political chaos in Washington over the House of Representatives refusal to approve President Trump's budget.
Consumer Price Index fell 0.3% in November and inflation over the past 12 months is running at 1.2%.
Wall Street indexes closed off the lows of the day but the Dow and S&P 500 both fell more than 4.0 percent, posting their biggest daily percentage drops since August 2011.
The shekel is now 11% stronger than it was at this time last year, with one dollar trading for 3.4 shekels, according to the Bank of Israel rate on Monday.
Many transactions require pricey international wire fees, making transferring and converting amounts under $10,000 financially inefficient.
The new US administration has shown its support for Saudi Arabia with this year’s weapons deal is a last ditch attempt to keep the Petrodollar alive.