H: "If someone illegally built a home in a park in Washington DC you better believe it would get torn down, why should Israel be any different" Because Washington DC is UNIVERSALLY acknowledged to be the sovereign territory of the USA. East Jerusalem is different: not ONE COUNTRY in the world recognizes Israel's claim to have seized sovereignty over that territory. That's why Israel has to be different i.e. it is the occupying power, not the sovereign.
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from the article: U.S. warns Israel, Palestinians: Avoid inflammatory actions in Jerusalem