Veolia has been targeted by the BDS cru for daring to provide transportation services within Israel and the disputed territories.
A broad coalition gathered in support of renewing the Veolia contract, including union leaders, members of the Jewish community and representatives from Veolia, who together exposed the real agenda of the BDS movement.
In the words of BDS Grand Marshall Omar Bargouti, BDS is meant to be "euthanasia" for Israel.
Its not quite over yet- and the full city Council has yet to vote on the contract.
On her blog "Body on the Line" Anti-Israel activist Marcy Newman expressed her dismay with the result, admitting 'In the end, we lost', and blaming the "insurmountable Zionist hold on American politics."
"In general, it was quite a disappointing meeting. Most of the council members there were either flipping through paperwork (which may or may not be related to what were addressing today) or played on their cell phones."