How Berlin started to counter BDS in 2017

Did Berlin’s Mayor start to counter BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) because of the fact the Wiesenthal Center was „considering the inclusion of Berlin’s Mayor Michael Mueller on its list of the top-10 worst cases of anti-Israel and antisemitic activity in 2017“ (quote from „The Jerusalem Post“ on 08/28/17)?

The government bench in the parliament of the State of Berlin: The first person from the right in the first row: Mayor Michael Mueller. The second person from the right in the third row: Secretary Sawsan Chebli.