if they decided to proceed with demolition it means that legally the issue is fully justified. The only consideration left out is political. Would you stop building your house to please our president? And at the same time, do you think our president will draw some line in our cities where you are not permitted to build? The question is not rhethorical. He does it to ( exclusively ) Jewish residents of Israel right now.
Jordan foreign minister says to speak with Kerry on Israel-Palestinian conflict (Reuters)
from the article: Mayor defends plan to raze Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem