BOYCOTT ISRAEL CAMPAIGN
||AOL Time Warner
PRODUCTS & AFFILIATED
RESEARCH FINDINGS :
AOL allocates 30% of its investment portfolio in Israel. 
The buy up of Israeli company Mirabilis, creators of ICQ (internet
chat program), for $287m in 1998 forms part of AOLs investment in
In 1998, Mr. Ted Leonsis, CEO of AOL studios (a business unit of
AOL) received the Jubilee Award by the Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu.
This is the highest tribute ever awarded by the "State of Israel"
in recognition of those individuals and organizations, that through
their investments and trade relationships, have done the most to
strengthen the Israeli economy. 
ADDITIONAL INFO &
"... We would also challenge them to consider that AOL
allocates 30% of its investment portfolio in Israel. Does
that effect how CNN reports on the Israeli/Palestinian conflict?
At NileMedia, we think it does. The "spin" wizards
at CNN, TIME and AOL are not in the journalism business. ..."
Jerusalem Post, June 27, 200
"...Three US companies that invest in Israel - AOL Time
Warner, IBM, and Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation - were
lauded at the America-Israel Friendship League's Partners
for Democracy Awards dinner."
Friends of Al-Aqsa
[source for Jubilee List - Islamic Human Rights Commision]
Embassy of Israel website:
America On Line (AOL) in Israel:
Purchased 100% of Ubique Ltd. in Rehovot in 1993 for $14.5m.
Purchased Mirabilis for $287m (5/98)
From ICQ website:
"A tiny Israeli company has taken the Internet by storm...ICQ
is the hottest thing on the web"
(David Einstein, San-Francisco Chronicle,Feb 1998)
ICQ Inc., the successor of Mirabilis Ltd. was created when
America Online acquired all Mirabilis' assets on June 1998.
Mirabilis was founded in July 1996 when four young Israeli
avid-computer users established a new Internet company. Yair
Goldfinger (26,Chief Technology Officer), Arik Vardi (27,Chief
Executive Officer), Sefi Vigiser (25,President), and Amnon
Amir (24, currently studying), created the company in order
to introduce a new way of communication over the Internet.